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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Copy ID to Clipboard uses old ID with colon

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Copy ID to Clipboard uses old ID with colon
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:55:40 -0600
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On 2014-11-01 12:12 PM, Taper_Mike wrote:
> GnuBg 1.04 has evidently switched back to the old-style IDs that use a
> colon. Here is an example of what you get when you press Ctrl+C (in
> Windows):
> GnuBg 1.02 used the newer style:
> Position ID: mOvgAQawc/AAJg
> Is this a change that was intentional?

It appears this change was intentional. The ChangeLog references this bug:


It appears that the decision was made for the interest of remaining
compatible with other software that the original form was better.
Question would be whether we should add an option to change this
behavior? And if so is there a reason why the multiline form is
preferred (ie. easier for a human to read).

Michael Petch
GNU Backgammon Maintainer / Developer
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