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by Harvey Williamson
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 250
Views: 22247

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

towforce wrote:
Sun Aug 01, 2021 7:52 am

The dispute is about points of law: the question at the heart of this case is, "Can SF withdraw the GPL license from CB?"
And that is the part of the thread I left here.
by Harvey Williamson
Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 250
Views: 22247

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

I have split off the rest of this thread to Engine origins so if you don't want to stay on topic please go there.
Thanks
by Harvey Williamson
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections
Replies: 36
Views: 9842

Re: Moderator Elections

I am not sure if can hold fair elections right now, many members currently can't reach the forum. Also it's not known yet who is allowed to vote and who is not. Last, how is the voting done (there is no poll option) and who is going to count the votes. At the last election votes were counted by a f...
by Harvey Williamson
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections - Candidates and Statements (Only)
Replies: 3
Views: 1185

Re: Moderator Elections - Candidates and Statements (Only)

Nominated: Chris Whittington (accepted) Graham Banks (accepted) Ed Schroder (accepted) H.G. Muller (accepted) Harvey Williamson (accepted) Rasmus Althoff (accepted) Dietrich Kappe (accepted) Andrew Grant (accepted) This thread is only for the candidates to post their moderation statement any other p...
by Harvey Williamson
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 250
Views: 22247

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

jdart wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:10 am
are irrevocable provided the stated conditions are met."
Perhaps this is the key phrase. It can be revoked if conditions are not met.
by Harvey Williamson
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase
Replies: 250
Views: 22247

Re: Stockfish: Our lawsuit against ChessBase

I wonder if they have hired one of those firms that offers ‘No win no fee’ If so the lawyer must think they have a reasonable chance!?
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections (Comments)
Replies: 55
Views: 9547

Re: Moderator Elections (Comments)

Harvey, HGM - I noticed you deleted posts, including mine. Care to explain about the why? People have seen the false accusation and there are accusations and accusations so is live on internet fora but this one of Tony is way over the top and I want to properly defend myself against this mean accus...
by Harvey Williamson
Wed Jul 14, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Moderator Elections
Replies: 36
Views: 9842

Re: Moderator Elections

There is no need to nominate anybody more than once. You can vote later.
by Harvey Williamson
Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Stockfish no longer has contempt
Replies: 19
Views: 5391

Re: Stockfish no longer has contempt

Nordlandia wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:59 pm
Carlsen would never do 2. Ke2 OTB.
Are you sure? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVCst6vyV80
by Harvey Williamson
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: We are the Computer Chess Community. We control ourselves.
Replies: 118
Views: 16900

Re: We are the Computer Chess Community. We control ourselves.

The facts remain. Why should an idiot pay 99 euro for something he can dowload in the internet for free without chessbase logo ?! Because albert silver or frederic friedel said in a marketing campaign that fat fritz II “will change your life” ?? The uneducated mass maybe buys it. I remember when fr...