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RE: [XP] The Research Question redux

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  • Dinwiddie, George
    ... Interesting story. BTW, the URL you give above produces a 403 (forbidden) error with Internet Explorer, but works fine with Mozilla. I tracked down the
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 27, 2002
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      Bill Tozier related:
      >
      > For several weeks a few years back I shared an office with a fine
      > gentleman named Barry McMullin who was trying to reproduce some
      > famous early simulation results from the 1970s in the field of
      > autopoiesis. As I recall (some of which can be read via
      > http://www.eeng.dcu.ie/%7Emcmullin/Publications.html#Pubs),
      >
      > - the original source had been seized and presumed destroyed during a
      > military coup
      > - when the source was miraculously rediscovered 20 years later, it
      > was poorly commented, and that in Spanish
      > - a crucial few lines of code, not present in that sourcecode and
      > never mentioned in any publication, was responsible for the behavior
      > that made the simulation interesting
      >
      > The result is a very good story (see Barry's pubs on it).

      Interesting story. BTW, the URL you give above produces a 403
      (forbidden) error with Internet Explorer, but works fine with
      Mozilla. I tracked down the story you mention at
      http://www.eeng.dcu.ie/~alife/bmcm9704/node4.html#SECTION0003100000000000000
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      in case anyone else is interested.

      - George
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