From another list:  Conway's life not only lives - now it can evolve.


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Dave Green has put together a replicator for Conway Life.
He has several versions.  The smallest, fastest, has a
bounding box of 3.7M^2, and takes 89M ticks to make a copy.
If I'm reading his description correctly, the population of ON
cells is 150K, most of which is information-carrying gliders.


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The phase-shifted linear replicator is finally done -- several
versions, actually, all using the same single-arm universal
constructor and the same basic recipe.  See

The smallest pattern file is only 27K compressed, but the uncompressed
macrocell file is almost 100K so I won't try quoting it here.  There
are links in the forum posting.

Keep the cheer,

Dave Greene

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