Stockfish Syzygy: how to interpret mates?

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Re: Stockfish Syzygy: how to interpret mates?

Post by hgm » Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:28 pm

Indeed. But with the hierarchical naming convention an engine could simply have all advanced options start with the word 'Advanced': "Advanced XXX", "Advanced YYY" etc. The GUI could then just create a button 'Advanced', and when the user presses it, it woudl pop up a child dialog displaying options 'XXX', 'YYY' etc.

No protocol extension needed. And even in GUI's that don't implement hierarchical settings dialogs, the options would be recognizable as 'Advanced'.

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