[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > as for your point in your post about wheeler attaching > his name to the theory, I think its ok for proponents > and not originators of a theory to be named along with it. > for example lately Ive been referring to the > fredkin-wolfram thesis. fredkin is far more the > originator; wolfram is far more the proponent. seems > to me the everett-wheeler theory can be fairly seen in the > same way.
just to set the record straight: the originator was Zuse. Here is a link to a PDF scan of his 1967 paper (on the universe running on a cellular automaton): http://www.idsia.ch/~juergen/zuse.html