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Global Alert For All: Jesus is Coming Soon

David Rose drose at chip.oci.utoronto.ca
Tue Jan 18 15:31:39 EST 1994


In article <2hhcc2$kmg at corax.udac.uu.se> gerard at rigel.bmc.uu.se (Gerard Kleijwegt) writes:
>In article <D.LOVE.94Jan18110048 at dlpx1.dl.ac.uk>, d.love at dl.ac.uk (Dave Love) writes:
>|> In article <2hfj4t$qo7 at orion.cc.andrews.edu>, clarence at orion.cc.andrews.edu (Clarence L. Thomas IV) writes:
>|> 
   ...deleted
>|> 
>|> We hope that the next release of the CCP4 suite will fix most of these
>|> bugs.  Probably the Uppsala Software Factory is also working on the
>|> problem.  Gerard?
>
>With a generous grant from the International Red Cross,
>we are now extending OOPS to include natural disasters.
>The input to OOPS is a world (in PDB format !) and a
>number of O datablocks.  OOPS will look for bad or
>suspect disaster areas.  It then generates a set of
>O macros which automatically take you from one disaster
>area to the next and tell you what's wrong/suspect about
>it, thereby reducing the time it takes you to rebuild
>your world by a factor of 2 to 10.  In the future,
>we also hope to include inner-city violence.
>
>--Gerard
>
>P.S.: from the list of bugs (or, rather, features, since
>they're documented now) it would seem as if God programs
>in Pascal.
>P.P.S.: OOPS is NOT compatible with FRODO.  Real men don't
>use FRODO, they write O macros.

This would presumably interact directly with natural disasters like
earthquakes (molecular dynamics) and volcanoes (simulated annealing).

--David




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