bacteria and viruses

Arthur Chandler arthurc at crl.com
Fri Sep 13 22:10:28 EST 1996

Mario Vaneechoutte (Mario.Vaneechoutte at rug.ac.be) wrote:
: 2. Depends on how one defines life of course. According to my definition
: viruses are alive: living information is information which is capable of
: making copies of an already existing instantiation of itself...

  Does this definition imply that computer viruses are also alive?

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