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News for 2010

Foundations For an SGF Parser

11.11.2010 — The foundations for an SGF parser are laid. Short of established alternatives, I picked it as the future internal format of Gibbon. While I'm not totally convinced that the S in SGF really stands for "Smart", it will facilitate interoperability with GNU backgammon. ... more

Progress With the SGF Parser

21.11.2010 — Still no new screenshot. But the SGF parser can now parse and write SGF files and automatically convert them into UTF-8. The next step is to extend the little library and teach it how to cook the raw data found in the SGF files into meaningful data structures. This will only be implemented for the Backgammon flavor of SGF. If anybody wants to extend it for other games, go ahead. ... more