[Computer-go] super ko

John Tromp john.tromp at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 07:17:23 PDT 2012


On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Don Dailey <dailey.don at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:34 AM, folkert <folkert at vanheusden.com> wrote:
>> Should a bot understand and handle super ko to be able to play on CGOS?
>
> No.   You can still play but you will lose if you violate any of the rules.
>   A game cannot be reasonably played with rules and you don't just relax
> rules because someone or some program doesn't want to implement it.

Don interprets "handle super ko" as accepting moves that violate superko,
but I think folkert just meant "avoid playing moves that violate superko" ?!

regards,
-John



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