[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):