Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Mon Apr 3 20:01:33 CDT 2017

Den 2017-04-04 02:10, skrev "Michael Everson" <everson at>:

> On 4 Apr 2017, at 00:45, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:
>> Book formatting? Old style book formatting still cannot use as sophisticated
>> layouts as HTML can... (AFAIK).
> Yeah, but come on, the chief use of chess characters is to cite them inline in
> text like any other symbol @ § % & and the other equally chief use of chess
> characters is to set 8 × 8 chessboards which float in space in the layout as
> figures. The layout requirement isn’t all that demanding that HTML offers a
> major advantage. 

In case you missed it, the statement I made above was in *SUPPORT* of your
proposal (in general, but not necessarily all details)...

/Kent K

> Michael Everson

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