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bug #19851: Enhance file position index switches for loading last item in file

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Fri 11 May 2007 01:27:21 AM UTC
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Wont Fix
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  None
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Mon 12 Oct 2009 07:33:24 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Do we really want this? There has been a more elaborate (and upward-compatible) proposal to use negative numbers for counting from the end (i.e. -1 would be the fore-last game, etc.). But this is incompatible with the patch that I implemented in the mean time to use index values -1 and -2 to indicate auto-increment of the index during a match, starting at 1 (per game or per two games, respectively). The value 0 is still available, though, and currently used synonymously for 1.

We should either decide that this is not worth having, and close the issue, or quickly implement it. I for myself have doubts that this is worth having.

H.G. Muller

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Fri 11 May 2007 01:27:21 AM UTC, original submission:  

A nice enhancement might be to define the comand line / Winboard.ini file switches

/loadPositionIndex=0
/loadGameIndex=0

to mean load the last game or position in the file.

Anonymous

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2012-01-22 apersaud StatusPostponed Wont Fix
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2009-10-20 apersaud StatusNone Postponed
    2008-08-11 mann Attached File#16269 Removed
    2008-08-10 None Attached File- Added bg.jpg, #16269

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