[Computer-go] SGF-JSON game format

Jonathan Chetwynd j.chetwynd at btinternet.com
Fri Aug 17 10:51:20 PDT 2012


Don,

I was mistaken and the eidogo codebase includes a self-described  
"quick and dirty SGF parser" that outputs to JSON

However the output does not conform to, or provide the benefits that a  
new JSON Game Format would offer.

kind regards

Jonathan

On 17 Aug 2012, at 13:46, Don Dailey wrote:

> I have to agree with Dave,  even though I hate SGF.
>
> Don
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 3:37 AM, Dave Dyer <ddyer at real-me.net> wrote:
>
> >
> >what is needed is a new game format designed to web standards
> >together with the gtp and sgf conversion and authoring tools.
>
> Even if that were true, which I don't believe, it would take forever
> to get any traction against the millions of games and hundreds of
> programs already using sgf format.
>
> A good viewer with a url-compatible language to specify views is
> a much more reasonable goal; the underlying sgf format is fine.
>
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