[gtp] New GTP version 2 draft
Fri, 12 Jul 2002 18:31:19 -0400
The draft is awesome. It seems to be very well thought out and having
it will probably open the door to widespread usage.
I'll try to update the graphical autotester when I get a chance to use
the new protocol and fix some deficiencies it has.
From: Gunnar Farnebäck <firstname.lastname@example.org>
List-Id: Discussion about the computer-go protocol GTP. <gtp.lists.lysator.liu.se>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 17:39:40 +0200
I've put up a new draft for GTP version 2 on the GTP web page,
This is available in HTML, postscript, pdf, and LaTeX formats. The
postscript and pdf versions are strongly recommended if you want to
print it and probably also for online reading. The HTML version is
passable but looks worse and has a couple of defects. If you want to
quote or comment parts of the draft the LaTeX source is preferrable.
This draft does not include every command that has been discussed on
the list and definitely not all commands included in GNU Go. I have
intentionally tried to limit the command set to something which is
sufficient for the following purposes:
1. Playing games in a tournament setting.
2. Playing games on a server.
3. Basic regression testing.
Notice in particular section 8 with comments about various design
decisions and specification details.
There are some missing sections in the draft, but the headings are
there so you can see what is planned.
I'm interested in feedback about:
1. Is there something which is really stupid in the design?
2. Is there some command or functionality which is urgently missing?
3. Are there any obvious errors in the specification?
4. Are there any spelling or other writing mistakes? (I'm not a native
The old draft is now considered obsolete.
PS I'll be travelling a lot during the coming weeks, and may be
without mail access for extended periods of time.
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