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Re: [computer-go] engine + gui protocol?

On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 21:30 +0200, Stefan Nobis wrote:
> Joshua Shriver <jshriver@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Is there a protocol for attaching an engine to a GUI or even the
> http://www.lysator.liu.se/~gunnar/gtp/gtp2-spec-draft2/gtp2-spec.html
> > KGS server?
> IIRC KGS uses a proprietary protocoll. IGS seems to be a bit more
> open in this regard.

The underlying KGS protocol is proprietary, but as another email pointed
out, there is a kgsGtp program that will translate between the KGS
protocol and GTP. The GTP protocol is actually a much better protocol to
program to than the raw KGS or the IGS protocols anyway, it is far
simpler to use.

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