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Re: Development - an outsider’s perspective

Subject: Re: Development - an outsider’s perspective
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2023 16:49:18 -0500

Is it possible to remove me from this list please?

> On Jan 3, 2023, at 4:43 PM, Philippe Michel <philippe.michel7@free.fr> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2022 at 12:46:44PM +0000, Carsten Wenderdel wrote:
>> 2. Separation of concerns
>> If you want to play around with inputs and evaluation, develop a bot 
>> or another GUI it would be very helpful to have a core gnubg library 
>> without application code. For example a simple C or Python function 
>> with match and position as input and equities as output. This is 
>> currently missing or I can’t find it.
> Regarding the last point, the external player feature allows to send 
> commands to a gnubg instance on a TCP socket.
> This is not a core library approach either, but I think that in chess 
> open source software they tend to use a similar approach, with a few GUI 
> applications and many engines using a common communication protocol.
> That may be an intresting project for those interested in GUI 
> programming. A backgammon GUI front-end, with various back-ends to 
> communicate with gnubg, fibs, dailygammon, another GUI over a chat 
> application, etc...

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