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by Raphexon
Mon Jul 26, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections
Replies: 33
Views: 8753

Re: Moderator Elections

I'd like to nominate Andrew Grant too.

Nominating somebody once is all that is needed you can vote later.
by Raphexon
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

"Stealing is only illegal the moment the judge strikes down their hammer" Great argument! Hmm, you tell me to read GPLv3, and you mix up stealing with a license breach? Great argumentation. -- Srdja And what about the customers he stole money from? We have the right to demand the source code, yet a...
by Raphexon
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

"Stealing is only illegal the moment the judge strikes down their hammer"

Great argument!
by Raphexon
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

It's just saddens me when lawsuits or other types of divisive action occur. Just curious, if CB loses, will you remove FF from the CCRL list? ChessBase already conceded selling Houdini, and Houdini is still there. So the answer is no I suspect. At the very least Houdini 5/6 should have a big fat se...
by Raphexon
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

It's just saddens me when lawsuits or other types of divisive action occur. Just curious, if CB loses, will you remove FF from the CCRL list? ChessBase already conceded selling Houdini, and Houdini is still there. So the answer is no I suspect. At the very least Houdini 5/6 should have a big fat se...
by Raphexon
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

It's just saddens me when lawsuits or other types of divisive action occur. Just curious, if CB loses, will you remove FF from the CCRL list? ChessBase already conceded selling Houdini, and Houdini is still there. So the answer is no I suspect. At the very least Houdini 5/6 should have a big fat se...
by Raphexon
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

Next you'll argue Houdini source code is available and therefore not a GPL violation. "Just ask for source on some Russian forum"
by Raphexon
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

Graham Banks wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:17 am
Raphexon wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:13 am
The source code wasn't available anyway.
Telling people they can "find it on github" isn't the same as making it available btw. (besides that user not even being a chessbase employee)
If it's available on github, then of course it's available. That's just splitting hairs.
It's not...
by Raphexon
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

are irrevocable provided the stated conditions are met." Perhaps this is the key phrase. It can be revoked if conditions are not met. There is a 30 day clause to rectify any issues if I recall reading correctly. If they're talking FF2, there was an issue with the net being embedded with the engine ...
by Raphexon
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 232
Views: 19375

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

are irrevocable provided the stated conditions are met." Perhaps this is the key phrase. It can be revoked if conditions are not met. There is a 30 day clause to rectify any issues if I recall reading correctly. If they're talking FF2, there was an issue with the net being embedded with the engine ...