Re: Coding from Scratch: Jaron Lanier

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Sat Jan 25 2003 - 13:33:10 MST

On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 02:54:42PM -0500, Ben Goertzel wrote:
> I agree that a radically different approach to programming would help
> a lot.
> And I have a candidate for such an approach: Supercompilation. See

" The supercompiler does something different: it mathematically models
the source code and creates wholly new source code implementing the same
function as the original source, but in a much more efficient way. "

Ummm.... Isn't that equivalent in complexity to the halting problem?


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