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Re: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Feature Request: Training HINT

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Feature Request: Training HINT
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 01:34:43 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/

On Tue 11 Apr 2006 (12:27 +0200), address@hidden wrote:
> >> Isn't this done (more or less) by the "tutor mode" ? It warns you if
> >> your move is doubtful/bad/very bad, then you can play on, rethink or
> >> ask for a hint.
> >>
> >
> >Yes, but it also can be distracting. It will always come up and always
> >interrupt you based on your settings. I was talking about a simple
> >single piece of data that is always there but doesn't pop up and require
> >a response, etc. Obviously it's not a huge concern, just something I
> >thought might make a good feature a bit more streamlined for some cases.
> Maybe whe could add a "Quiet tutor mode" that just shows the equity loss
> (if the error is at least of the level specified, e.g. doubtful) of your
> last decision in the status bar. Something like :
> "WARNING : doubtful move (-0.046)"
> or
> "WARNING : very bad cube decision (-.256)".
> That should be fairly easy to implement ... any comment ?

You'll never see missed cube decisions :-)
You also will need to look quickly to see chequer play decisions, as
they can only be evaluated once you commit the move, and at that point
the status bar is being used to report gnubg's move

Jim Segrave           address@hidden

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