Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation

Asmus Freytag asmusf at
Fri Apr 7 20:02:37 CDT 2017

On 4/7/2017 4:33 PM, Michael Everson wrote:
> On 8 Apr 2017, at 00:28, Rebecca T <637275 at> wrote:
>>> while evidently there are users who need to send BROCCOLI to one another,
>>> nobody but nobody needs to send an 8 x 8 chessboard matrix in a tweet. Get
>>> it?
>> I simply must disagree; sending a textual chessboard sounds awesome! A twitter bot that plays chess with you and shows you a graphical representation of the board would be great!
> This isn’t about game play.
Why rule this out? Once you have a plain text solution, you'll enable 
any plain text platform.

Seems almost churlish to want to limit what you can what would 
be after the fact.


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