[Pachi] Low-hanging fruit - hacking ideas

Petr Baudis pasky at ucw.cz
Mon May 30 16:14:31 CEST 2011


  Hi!

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 03:00:27PM +0100, Matthew Woodcraft wrote:
> Petr Baudis wrote:
> >   * Handicap placement - deep in my mailbox, I have a report buried that
> > says fixed_handicap stone placement is not conforming to GTP specs.
> 
> I had a look at this, and the only thing I can see that's wrong is that
> in three-stone handicap games the third stone is in the wrong corner.
> Trivial patch below.

  Thanks! Applied and pushed out, though the patch has been whitespace
damaged.

> (Pachi does some strange things for handicap numbers which are out of
> range for the board size, but I assume that comes under the documented
> lack of error-checking in the GTP interface.)

  Indeed. Making GTP interface more robust overall might be a nice
project too.

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				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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