Google Mirror of Chess Endgame TablebasesjshriverWVU writes "Seeking Googles help. There was a post a while back about Google offering to host "open source scientific data" for researchers. While the term is somewhat loose, I'm trying hard to promote and hope Google will promote mirroring the entire Chess endgame tablesbase set (3-4-5-6men) which runs about 1.5TB. This should be a drop in the bucket for Google, but for us chess researchers it's been a little rough. After Dr. Hyatts (main source ftp) lost it's array group of us researchers pooled together via management from Mr. Kirill Kryukov who setup a dedicated site and my own efforts to host data. While right now the entire dataset has been brought together beautifully via p2p sharing via edonkey. It would be very beneficial to have a single source mirror of the entire data set.
For my question, what do you all recommend for getting Googles attention? I've tried the various channels I've found via google (email) but no responses. If any research have been granted access to this wonderful project what did you do to get there?
The Chess community needs your help. There's at least 1 person in the world right now with the entire set who's willing to upload the dataset. Please bump this up. Perhaps a strong
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