[Retros] linguistic hole
Joost de Heer
joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 26 09:48:09 EST 2010
On 01/17/2010 03:09 PM, andrew buchanan wrote:
> Dear Retrofriends,
> It seems to me there is a hole in our language for describing
> We like promotions, and we like to have diagrams which are free of
> non-thematic extraneous promoted units. So if there is a promotion,
> something may have to be captured at some point, to keep things
> looking nice.
> - If it's the promoted unit which is captured, we call it
> Ceriani-Frolkin and pat ourselves on the back.
> - If it's an original unit which is captured, we call the promoted
> unit Phoenix *but* *only* *if* *the *original* *unit* *died* *before*
> *the *promotion*.
> We haven't any term for the more general case of a non C-F promotee,
> where the diagram is free of extraneous promoted units of that type.
Gianni Donati named this a 'Prenix' in the GC proofgame tourney (1st HM,
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