[Computer-go] DarkForest is open-source now.

Xavier Combelle xavier.combelle at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 14:02:15 PDT 2016


for me it's clearly GPL violation

2016-06-10 22:17 GMT+02:00 Darren Cook <darren at dcook.org>:

> >> At 5d KGS, is this the world's strongest MIT/BSD licensed program? ...
> >> actually, is there any other MIT/BSD go program out there? (I thought
> >> Pachi was, but it is GPLv2)
> >
> > Huh, that's interesting, because Darkforest seems to have copy-pasted
> > the pachi playout policy:
> >
> >
> https://github.com/facebookresearch/darkforestGo/blob/master/board/pattern.c#L36
> >
> > https://github.com/pasky/pachi/blob/master/playout/moggy.c#L101
>
> Uh-oh. Though it does say "inspired by" at the top, and also that it is
> not used by the main engine:
>
> // This file is inspired by Pachi's engine
> //   (https://github.com/pasky/pachi).
> // The main DarkForest engine (when specified
> //   with `--playout_policy v2`) does not depend on it.
> // However, the simple policy opened with
> //   `--playout_policy simple` will use this library.
>
>
> Darren
>
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