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Proper em-dashes are proper. catseye 9 years ago
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2222 are the *neighbours* (in the USA: *neighbors*) of X.
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2424 We may say that a hedgehog is "one of the hedgehogs to the left" (resp.
25 "right") of some other hedgehog; the meaning of this should be evident -- it
25 "right") of some other hedgehog; the meaning of this should be evident — it
2626 is just the transitive closure of "to its left" (resp. right).
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2828 All hedgehogs share a fixed speed at which they move (when they move), and a
175175 introduced in follower hedgehog movements, lest they get stuck.
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177177 We may want to go further, and allow the space itself to expand whenever a
178 hedgehog is added to the troupe -- so long as all the relative directions
178 hedgehog is added to the troupe — so long as all the relative directions
179179 between things are preserved, this should not affect the outcome.
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181181 (The idea for this system came to me sort of all at once when I was thinking
205205 with appropriate modifications.
206206
207207 We have also not constrained the sets of faery rings and hills to be finite;
208 so we could have an infinite number of them in an infinite space -- but for
208 so we could have an infinite number of them in an infinite space — but for
209209 correspondence with a Turing machine, these should probably be restricted to
210210 infinite sets. (Otherwise, if you have, say, an uncountable set of faery
211211 rings, specified non-constructively, you could encode all possible