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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • "the hacker belief that laws are form of code that are executed without errors or ambiguities."

    I think that's a false argument. The law is a form of code, it's just that it is executed via non-deterministic wetware processors and subject to the vaguaries of any other interpreted language :)

    But seriously, I doubt any "hackers" think the law is "without errors or ambiguities". That doesn't mean it still doesn't act like code.
    • Hrm...

      You're right, that may be a bad example.

      However, law is based neither on formal logic, nor reproducability, which is certainly different than most systems of rules I'm used to thinking about.

      The thing is, it doesn't even try to be unambiguous. It's slippery by design. Which may make it optimized for the wetware that runs it. :)