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Caliph. compound of Bishop and Camel.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on Fri, Nov 7, 2008 01:49 AM UTC:
''Better to use names that have become established through use in many variants, or memorable from a common theme with similar pieces,'' should be Gilman's first sentence not his last. Well said. What piece are we talking about anyway here? Caliph. Which is compound of Bishop and Camel, not serial, or combination, Bishop, Camel, as for example Smith immediately proposes for Hunter-Falcon and Falcon. Actually, I like ambiguous double naming for certain interesting intersections, while officially maintaining standard of priority ruling. In other words, it tolerates breaking the rule at times.