Originally posted by z00tftp://ftp.cis.uab.edu/pub/hyatt/source
Crafty would not be considered to be Open Source, perhaps freeware. Open Source is something like Firefox which uses contributed code and ideas from the community to challenge world class/proprietary browsers.
If programmers/developers would mobilise and contribute code/ideas, open source chess programs would beat all efforts. How many ideas in crafty have come from the chess community?
Originally posted by z00tTry here instead:
How many ideas in crafty have come from the chess community? Open Source in crafty's case means that wannabe-programmers take a peak at Prof Hyatt's baby.