Golly suggestions

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Re: Golly suggestions

Post by muzik » September 2nd, 2019, 3:35 pm

How about supporting Larger than Life rules with half-integer ranges? These would be a bit like range extensions of isotropic Margolus rules, since the neighbourhood would change between for example this and this:

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x = 15, y = 5, rule = bs012345678History
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Re: Golly suggestions

Post by fluffykitty » September 2nd, 2019, 5:22 pm

The QuickLife algorithm is theoretically capable of supporting all 2-state p2 alternating rules. Maybe support for that could be added.
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