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Re: [computer-go] Wishlist for playing programs on KGS

On 10/12/05, William M. Shubert <wms@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 09:43 -0400, Chris Fant wrote:
> > Won't people who are watching the game and the commands being sent ot
> > the engine quickly learn the syntax and start toying with the engine
> > on thier own?  One way around this is to specify a command user in the
> > config file.  Only commands from that particular user will be send to
> > the engine.
> You didn't read carefully enough! The user is sent as the first part of
> the message. So the engine is free to choose which users to ignore, and
> which to pay attention to...or perhaps have privileged users that can
> send any command, other users can do only a limited subset...whatever.
> If kgsGtp does the filtering then this flexibility is lost.

Good point.
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