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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby dvgrn » December 7th, 2015, 2:06 am

drc wrote:Can you provide the script?

It has been packaged with any of the last several versions of Golly. Not that there's very much to it, once the font was added to Golly's glife module --

life-integer-gun30.py:
from glife.text import *

rule()

all = make_text ("""
411-31041653546-11-31041653546-1144444444444444444444444444444
31041653546-11-31041653546-11444444444444444-31041653546-11
31041653546-11444444444444444444-31041653546-11-31041653546
111444444444444-15073-114444-5473-11444444444-2474640508-444444
2474640508-444444444444444444444-2474640508-444444-2474640508-4444
2474640508-444444-2474640508-4444444444444444444444-2474640508
444444-2474640508-414-7297575-114-9471155613-414444444444
31041653546-11-2534474376-1-9471155613-414444444444-31041653546-114
7297575-114-9471155613-414444444444-31041653546-114-7297575-118
9471155613-414444444444-31041653546-18-6703-1444-107579-1114444
2474640508-51-947742-414444444441-947742-414444444444-2474640508
51-947742-414444444441-947742-41444-2474640508-51-947742-414
2474640508-414444444444444-2474640508-51-947742-414444444441
947742-414""","EAlvetica")

all.display ("Eric Angelini integer glider gun")

The "almost" in the original comments is no longer necessary -- chris_c has effectively proved by construction that it's impossible to design a fleet of gliders so closely spaced that it can't be constructed by an appropriate Eric Angelini Life integer pattern. In fact, any possible fleet of gliders, closely spaced or not, or any other glider-constructible pattern including puffers and spaceships and so on, can be represented by an infinite number of different Life-integer patterns.

It's probably better to just run the above script from where it's already placed, Golly's /Scripts/Python/ folder. That way Golly will know where to find the glife module. Otherwise you tend to get mysterious errors unless you've already run a from glife.text import * command since restarting Golly.

... I should probably investigate how to work around that little glife reference problem -- anyone have any good suggestions?
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Scorbie » December 7th, 2015, 3:13 am

Perhaps loading glife (or making glife accessible) when starting Golly, namely via golly-start.py? I'm not sure if it is possible, though.
Edit: Perhaps one can temporarily add glife to Python's module searching path.
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Hdjensofjfnen » March 20th, 2016, 5:26 pm

My own little username with my font (5 high, I abbreviated the username):

x = 18, y = 5
obob2o2b2ob3ob3o$obobobo2bobo3bobo$3obobo2bob2o2bobo$obobobo2bobo3bobo$obob2o2b2ob3obobo!
That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that it? It is.
A predecessor to my favorite oscillator of all time:
x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Hdjensofjfnen » March 20th, 2016, 6:01 pm

Now with the general font:

(847 generations)

x = 19, y = 7
o3bob4o6bob5ob2o2bo$o3bobo3bo5bobo5bobobo$o3bobo3bo5bobo5bobobo$5obo3bo5bob3o3bobobo$o3bobo3bobo3bobo5bobobo$o3bobo3bobo3bobo5bobobo$o3bob4o3b3o2b5obo2b2o!


By far the longest RLE I've ever typed. *whew*

* R-pentomino forms at generation 72.
* Pi heptomino sequences start at generation 201 and 630.
* A toad forms at generation 783 but is murdered at generation 803.
Last edited by Hdjensofjfnen on March 21st, 2016, 4:01 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby M. I. Wright » March 20th, 2016, 6:46 pm

typed...?
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby SuperSupermario24 » March 20th, 2016, 8:34 pm

M. I. Wright wrote:typed...?

this
bobo2b3o2b2o2bo3bobo$obobobo3bo2bobo3bobo$obobob2o2bo2bobo3bobo$o3bobo3bo2bobobobo$o3bob3o2b2o3bobo2bo!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Hdjensofjfnen » March 21st, 2016, 3:42 pm

M. I. Wright wrote:typed...?


I don't use Golly, I type my RLEs...
That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that it? It is.
A predecessor to my favorite oscillator of all time:
x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby codeholic » March 21st, 2016, 3:47 pm

Don't tell me that you use a Go board to run your simulations.
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby drc » March 21st, 2016, 4:12 pm

codeholic wrote:Don't tell me that you use a Go board to run your simulations.

:)

@Hdjensofjfnen

Do you copy using Golly? Hit Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C, and when you need to paste, Ctrl+V
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Hdjensofjfnen » March 22nd, 2016, 4:04 pm

codeholic wrote:Don't tell me that you use a Go board to run your simulations.


I use this site, and hand-type my RLEs:

http://www.bitstorm.org/gameoflife/
That that is, is. That that is not, is not. Is that it? It is.
A predecessor to my favorite oscillator of all time:
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4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby drc » March 22nd, 2016, 4:15 pm

Hdjensofjfnen wrote:I use this site


http://golly.sourceforge.net/
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby fluffykitty » March 22nd, 2016, 10:57 pm

Warning: If you are running OSX10.11, you need to use Golly 2.8b2 instead. Otherwise it will run way too fast. (Coincidentally, I'm on 10.11 and I have 2.7b2 so I'm highly vulnerable to the bug, but I can't be bothered to update.) (Also 100th post! Yay!)
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby drc » March 23rd, 2016, 4:13 pm

Going back on topic, somebody should make a search program that searches for the smallest letter (/numbers if you want) predecessor for rare objects like the switch engines.
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby codeholic » March 23rd, 2016, 5:04 pm

Patterns/Life/Syntheses/life-integer-constructions.rle
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby drc » March 23rd, 2016, 5:32 pm

codeholic wrote:Patterns/Life/Syntheses/life-integer-constructions.rle

"letter"
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby codeholic » March 23rd, 2016, 5:37 pm

drc wrote:(/numbers if you want)
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby drc » March 23rd, 2016, 5:42 pm

codeholic wrote:
drc wrote:(/numbers if you want)

I meant and/or.

EDIT: just forget it
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby codeholic » March 23rd, 2016, 5:51 pm

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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby drc » March 23rd, 2016, 5:58 pm

codeholic wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logical_disjunction#Truth_table

that's not what i-

ok screw it i'm just gonna leave now
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Saka » March 23rd, 2016, 8:09 pm

But there should totally be a letters one too. And symbols.
If you're the person that uploaded to Sakagolue illegally, please PM me.
x = 17, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
b2ob2obo5b2o$11b4obo$2bob3o2bo2b3o$bo3b2o4b2o$o2bo2bob2o3b4o$bob2obo5b
o2b2o$2b2o4bobo2b3o$bo3b5ob2obobo$2bo5bob2o$4bob2o2bobobo!

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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby grisha5 » May 7th, 2016, 4:49 am

See my sig (it's without the 5)
My name is a methuselah with a lifetime of 369, and produces 1 bakery 1 traffic lights, 4 blinkers(excluding the lights),1 loaf(again, excluding the bakery),2 boats, 2 beehives, 3 blocks.
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Bullet51 » August 22nd, 2016, 8:57 am

x = 47, y = 7, rule = B3/S23
4o2bo3bobo5bo5b5ob5ob5o2b2o$o3bobo3bobo5bo5bo7bo3bo5bobo$o3bobo3bobo5b
o5bo7bo3b4o4bo$4o2bo3bobo5bo5b3o5bo7bo3bo$o3bobo3bobo5bo5bo7bo7bo3bo$o
3bobo3bobo5bo5bo7bo3bo3bo3bo$4o3b3o2b5ob5ob5o3bo4b3o2b5o!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby GUYTU6J » August 25th, 2016, 12:03 am

x = 33, y = 6, rule = B3/S23
3bo$b3obo2bobo2bob4obo2bo2b2o4bo$o4bo2bobo2bo2b2o2bo2bobo6bo$ob2obo2bo
2b2o3b2o2bo2bob2o5bo$o2bobo2bo2b2o3b2o2bo2bobobobo2bo$b2o3b2o3b2o3b2o
3b2o3bo3b2o!


I get a paperclip
x = 33, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
b3obo2bobo2bob4obo2bob3o4bo$o4bo2bobo2bo2b2o2bo2bobo6bo$ob2obo2bobo2bo
2b2o2bo2bob3o4bo$o2bobo2bo2b2o3b2o2bo2bobobobo2bo$b2o2b4o2b2o3b2o3b3ob
3o2b2o!


In Highlife
x = 33, y = 5, rule = B36/S23
b3obo2bobo2bob4obo2bo2b2o4bo$o4bo2bobo2bo2b2o2bo2bobo6bo$ob2obo2bo2b2o
3b2o2bo2bob3o4bo$o2bobo2bo2b2o3b2o2bo2bobobobo2bo$b2o3b2o3b2o3b2o3b3o
2b2o2b2o!
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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby testitemqlstudop » August 25th, 2016, 8:29 am

#CXRLE Pos=-109,-8
x = 256, y = 130, rule = B3/S23
118bo$118bo$118bo$118bo$118bo$118bo$7b18o93bo$25b2o3b2o13b2o71bo20bo$
32b14o38b8o26bo11bo$27bo53b3o8b4o21bo10b2o$27bo50b3o15b2o19bo10bo$27bo
48b2o39bo8b2o$27bo47bo41bo5b3o27bo$27bo46bo42bo2b3o30bo$27bo17b9o19bo
43b3o33bo$27bo16b2o7b3o15b2o43b2o35bo$27bo14b2o11bo14bo42b3obo35bo$27b
o11b3o14b2o11b2o34b8o3bo35bo$27bo9b3o17bo11bo33b2o11bo35bo$27bo8b2o20b
o9bo47bo35bo$26b2o8bo21bo9bo47bo35bo$26bo8bo20b3o8bo48bo34bo10b2o$26bo
8bo18b3o10bo48bo34bo6b5o$25bo8bo17b2o12bo49bo18bo15bo4b2o38bo$25bo8bo
15b2o14bo49bo18bo15b5o40bo$24bo8bo13b3o16bo49bo18bo13b3o44bo$24bo8bo
11b3o18bo49bo17bo10b4o2bo13b7o24bo$24bo8bo10b2o20bo49bo17bo16bo11b2o7b
3o21bo12b4o12b4o$23bo8bo7b4o22bo49bo17bo16bo9b2o12b2o19bo7b5o4bo9b3o2b
2o$21b2o9bo33bo48b2o17bo16bo8bo15b3o17bo4b2o5bo4bo8b2o6bo$21bo9bo34bo
48bo18bo16bo7bo18b2o16bo4bo12bo7bo8bo$20bo10bo34bo48bo18bo16bo6bo21bo
15bo3b2o12bo7bo8b2o$19bo11bo34bo48bo18bo16bo6bo22bo14bo3bo14bo6bo9b2o$
18bo11bo36b3o12b5o28bo18bo16bo6bo23b2o13bo2bo14bo6bo10bo$17bo12bo39b
12o5bo27bo18bo16bo6bo22b3o13bo2bo15bo4bo12bo$16bo13bo56bo27bo18bo15bo
7bo20b3o15bo2bo15bo4bo12bo$16bo13bo56bo27bo18bo15bo6bo19b2o18bo2bo15bo
3bo13bo$16bo13bo57bo26bo18bo15bo6bo16b3o20bo2bo15bo3bo13bo$15bo14bo57b
o26bo18bo15bo6bo15b2o22bo2bo16bo2bo13bo$14bo16bo57bo24bo19bo15bo5bo13b
3o25bobo16bo2bo13bo$14bo17bo56bo24bo19bo15bo5bo11b2o28bobo16bo2bo13bo$
13bo19bo55bo24bo19bo15bo5bo9b2o31b2o17bobo13bo$13bo20bo24bo30bo23bo19b
o15bo5bo7b2o33b2o17bobo13bo$12b2o21b2o21b2o30bo23bo19bo15bo6bo41b2o17b
o2bo12bo$12bo24bo17b3o32bo23b2o18bo15bo7bo40b2o18bobo12bo$12bo25b2o14b
o34b2o24bo18bo15bo7bo40b2o18bobo12b2o$12bo27bo10b3o32b3o27bo33bo8bo39b
2o18bobo13bo$11bo29b10o22b4o7b2o64bo8bo19b2o18b2o18bobo13bo$11bo65b7o
66bo9bo17b2o20bo18bobo13bo$11b3o136bo10bo15bo22bo18bobo13bo$150bo11bo
13bo23bo18bobo13bo$150bo12bo10b2o24bo19b2o$150bo13b3o5b2o26bo19b2o$
150bo16b5o28bo19bobo$150bo49bo19bobo$150bo69bobo$150bo69bobo$150bo70b
2o$221b2o$221b2o$222bo17$205bo3$25b2o$15b15o36b2o166b7o$12b3o12bo38bo
164b3o6b3o$11b2o15bo37bo34b3o73b2o50b2o11bo$10b2o16bo37bo36bo73b3o49bo
13b2o$9b2o18bo36bo37bo72bobo48bo16bo$9bo20bo35bo37bo73b2o47b2o17b2o$8b
2o21bo33bo38bo39bo33bobo45b2o20b2o$8bo22bo33bo38bo39bo34b2o44b2o22bo$
7bo24b2o31bo38bo38b2o11b7o17b2o43bo$6bo26bo31bo38bo6b2o11bo18b2o11bo6b
o16b2o42b2o$5bo27b2o29bo40bo2b4o12bo18b2o10bo8b4o13b2o41bo$5bo28b2o28b
o40b3o16bo18b2o9bo13bo12bobo22bo16bo$4bo30bo28bo39b2o18bo18bo9bo15b2o
11b2o22bo16bo$3bo32b2o26bo18b7o13bobo17bo19bo9bo17b2o9b2o22bo15bo$2bo
34bo26bo13b5o7bo11bo2bo17bo19bo9bo19b2o8bo23bo14bo28bo$2bo35bo25bo11b
3o12bo8b2o3bo17bo19bo9bo20bo7bobo22bo14bo28b2o$2bo35bo25bo10b2o21b2o5b
o17bo18b2o9bo28bobo22bo13bo30b3o$bo37bo24bo10bo22bo6bo17bo17bobo9bo28b
o2bo22bo12bo32bo$bo38bo23bo9bo31bo16bo17bo2bo8bo27b2o3bo21bo12bo32bo$b
o38bo23bo9bo31bo15bo17bo3bo8bo27bo4bo21bo12bo32bo$bo38b2o22bo9bo31bo
15bo17bo4bo7bo26bo5bo22bo10bo33bo$o40bo22bo9bo31bo15bo16bo5bo8bo25bo6b
2o20bo10bo34bo$o40bo22bo9b2o30bo15bo15bo6bo9b2o23bo8bo20bo9bo34bo$o41b
o21bo11bo29bo15bo14bo7bo10bo21b2o9bo21bo8bo34bo$o41bo21bo12b2o27bo15bo
13bo9bo10b2o18bo12bo21bo7bo34bo$o41b2o20bo14bo26bo15bo11b2o10bo12bo15b
2o14bo21bo5bo35bo$o42bo20bo15bo25bo15b12o13bo12bo13bo17bo20b2o4bo35bo$
o42bo20bo16b2o23bo41bo12b2o9b2o19bo20bo4bo35bo$o42bo21bo17b7o16bo41bo
14b9o22bo24bo35bo$bo41bo21bo23b3o14bo42bo45b3o21bo35bo$bo42bo20bo25bo
14bo42bo48b3o18bo35bo$bo42bo20bo25bo14bo43b4o65bo34bo$bo42bo20bo25bo
14bo112bo34bo$bo35b2o5bo21bo24bo14bo112bo34bo$2bo36b2o3bo21bo24bo14bo
112bo33b2o$2bo38b4o21bo24bo14bo112bo33bo$2bo41b3o19bo23b2o14bo112bo33b
o$2bo41bo2b5o14bo23bo128bo33bo$3bo40bo21bo14bo5b3o129bo32bo$4b2o38bo
21bo13b8o132bo30b2o$6b2o36bo21bo153bo30bo$8b2o34bo21bo154bo28bo$10b3o
31bo21bo154b2o27bo$13b3o28bo21bo155b2o25bo$15b3o25bo22bo157b2o22b2o$
18b3o22bo22bo159b2o20bo$21b5o16bo22b2o161b2o16b2o$26b17o187bo13b3o$
231b14o!

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Re: How Your Username Evolves

Postby Rhombic » August 31st, 2016, 1:09 pm

@drc your name in apgcode:

x = 3, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
2o$bo$obo$3o$bo!
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