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Re: [gnugo-devel] Re: GTP issue in GNU Go 3.5.5?

From: Arend Bayer
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] Re: GTP issue in GNU Go 3.5.5?
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 00:08:00 +0200 (CEST)

> > > How about silencing the copyright message for all modes except of
> > > ASCII-playing mode? GNU coding standards suggest it for interactive
> > > programs, which gnugo is only in ascii mode; I also find it pretty 
> > > annoying
> > > in the sgf-decide modes. (And I don't see why we should by default
> > > clobber the xterm in which someone started a GUI to play against gnugo;
> > > I know of no other GNU program which does such a thing.)
> > 
> > Agreed.  I vote for this patch instead of the one I submitted.  This
> > basically completes standardization I started with buggy `help_5_5.1'.
> > Let's hope this patch has no flaws ;)
> At one time, I belive the GNU Coding standards asked for a copyright
> string to appear at startup. I can no longer find such a policy in
> the standards posted at:

I distinctively remember that it was recommended for interactive
programs. But I double-checked

and did not find anything either, so it must have changed. So I will
commit my patch.


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