Re: virus: Limiting

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Tue, 9 Dec 1997 11:50:35 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 9 Dec 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> At 08:49 AM 12/9/97 -0800, Marie Foster wrote:
> >I do not have any problem with needing evidence. But I have yet to hear
> >any atheist on this list tell me what they would accept as evidence.
> If we found an unambiguous message encoded into the digits of pi that
> would certainly get my attention.

Even though a random digit string of infinite length can be expected to
contain any given substring if you keep looking long enough? What would
qualify such a message as "unambiguous"? A combination of content and