Re: [sl4] Uploading

From: Stuart Armstrong (
Date: Thu Dec 03 2009 - 06:23:38 MST

> I assume that you are referring to the no clone theorem, which says
> that it is impossible to perfectly duplicate a given quantum state.
> However, this ultimate level of copying fidelity cannot be fundamental
> to identity,

"Cannot" is a very strong word. "Very unlikely" is more apporpriate.

But my point is simply that we shouldn't assume a copy is perfect
until we have strong evidence it is perfect.


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