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

uurtamo uurtamo at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 15:05:58 PDT 2016


GPL is rough
On Jun 10, 2016 2:02 PM, "Xavier Combelle" <xavier.combelle at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Computer-go mailing list
>> Computer-go at computer-go.org
>> http://computer-go.org/mailman/listinfo/computer-go
>>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Computer-go mailing list
> Computer-go at computer-go.org
> http://computer-go.org/mailman/listinfo/computer-go
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://computer-go.org/pipermail/computer-go/attachments/20160610/aaf06736/attachment.html>


More information about the Computer-go mailing list