Re: Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2017 00:33:14 +0100

On 8 Apr 2017, at 00:28, Rebecca T <> 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.

Even if you get the UTC to bless chess pieces as emoji (why?) that would not affect this proposal, as other VS characters are used for emoji.

Michael Everson
Received on Fri Apr 07 2017 - 18:33:39 CDT

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