Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation
everson at evertype.com
Mon Apr 3 19:30:05 CDT 2017
> I'm trying to work out whether we need a variation sequence for
> "chesspiece in a sentence”.
Of course! Haven’t you ever seen chess problem texts? Check out the Fairy Chess proposal for encoding additional characters. Plenty of examples there.
Sorry, I meant “Of course **not**!” that is, chesspiece in a sentence is extremely common, and should be the default (not stylized) form. We can’t repurpose that to be “chesspiece on a white square” because it hasn’t been previously and changing that would affect the layout of existing data.
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