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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Suggestion for change of rates/ratings

From: Christian Anthon
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Suggestion for change of rates/ratings
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 15:17:22 +0200
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On Monday 03 April 2006 14:18, address@hidden 
> >My point was not all that clear I can see. What I would like to achieve
> >is.
> >
> >1) That an expert snowie player is an expert gnubg player, and
> >vice versa.
> >
> >2) That an expert chequer player is an expert cube player, and vice
> >versa.
> >
> >3) That people would actually cite the gnubg rates and ratings, which
> >nobody does today.
> >
> >4) That gnubg's system is easily understood and that the numbers
> >translates to snowie's in a straight forward way.
> >
> >  SNIP ... SNIP ...
> >
> >I only suggest changing the translations, not the numbers.
> Hmmm ... personally I've never used Snowie so I'm not a fan of adjusting
> gnubg
> rating scheme (trnslation) to Snowie's one. I still think that an
> 'Equiv. Snowie
> Rating' should do the job. More coplicate would be to make it optional :
> use gnubg rating or snowie rating ...
> BTW, I'm almost often rated Expert by gnubg : if Snowie rates me above
> that (WorldClass) I think it's rating scheme has a problem :))))

Fine by me to keep the numbers as they are. But oh pretty please lets 
divide the cube_error rate by two before translating to 
export/worldclass/... As you can see the cube error rate is twice as high 
as the move and total error rates for the average player.

"I can't promise that I'll try. But, I'll try to try." -- Bart

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