Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Madeleine Birchfield » Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:35 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:09 pm
If they are very keen on a dragon name, why not Wyvern or Smaug. I don't think either of those are used yet.
Smaug definitely has been used for a chess engine's name.

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by syzygy » Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:51 pm

Madeleine Birchfield wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:45 pm
A Distel wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:43 am
To avoid all confusion, let's call it Tatsu.

Tatsu is japaneese for dragon, a mythical animal from Japan.
Only in English and Romance languages do they call the animal a Komodo dragon. In most other languages, it is known as the Komodo monitor lizard, which is more accurate as the Komodo dragon is a type of monitor lizard, rather than a dragon.
In Dutch it's the komodovaraan (varaan indeeds seems to be monitor lizard in English). My first exposure to the komodovaraan:
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"The nasty monitor lizard"

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Gerd Isenberg » Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:24 pm

lkaufman wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:19 pm
Chess.com CEO thinks it's important to have the Dragon name first, so that people will call it that, so for rating lists and such we suggest listing it as Dragon (Komodo). But of course some may call it Komodo Dragon, just as people's names can be first or last name first.
I really don't care that much, but if you are aware of namesake today one imho should respect the authors Yuri Shpeer and Bruno Lucas who played official tournaments with their Dragons. The most prominent namesake victim was Gerardo Castaño Recio. All of his three engines, Zeus, Toledo and Caligula were later used by other programmers namesake.

What about MacHack Komodo or Rex Komodo ;-)

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by mclane » Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:50 pm

What about DRACO ?
Latin for dragon.

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Dann Corbit » Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:13 pm

I seem to remember a draco engine written in assembly by an italian guy, but maybe I have it wrong.
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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Gerd Isenberg » Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:24 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:13 pm
I seem to remember a draco engine written in assembly by an italian guy, but maybe I have it wrong.
Drago by Stefano Gemma. See Dragons

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Dann Corbit » Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:33 pm

Gerd Isenberg wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:24 pm
Dann Corbit wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:13 pm
I seem to remember a draco engine written in assembly by an italian guy, but maybe I have it wrong.
Drago by Stefano Gemma. See Dragons
Yes, that was definitely the engine I was remembering.
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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Rebel » Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:16 pm

Dragonic.
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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Madeleine Birchfield » Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:22 pm

syzygy wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:51 pm
In Dutch it's the komodovaraan (varaan indeeds seems to be monitor lizard in English). My first exposure to the komodovaraan:
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"The nasty monitor lizard"
'varanus' is the Latin world for monitor lizard so they could use that for the name.

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Re: Komodo 14.1 Release and Dragon Announcement

Post by Graham Banks » Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:59 pm

Dragon Flame (Dragon Fire would be better, if not for the Fire engine - excuse the pun)

Dragon Roar

Dragon (Komodo)

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