RE: virus: Translation

Robin Faichney (
Wed, 15 Oct 1997 11:25:48 +0100

> From: Brett Lane Robertson[]
> But ultimately, I think that there has to be a single point (or
> information
> stream)within which the two streams of information which are being
> compared
> might meet...
It's really very simple: two streams which are translatable
one into the other are "about" the same thing, or more
strictly, share patterns. Compression doesn't come into
the picture here -- it played a part in my definition of
patterns, but is not necessarily used wherever patterns