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A self-reproducing program; that is, a program that creates a copy of itself. These have ben written in just about any language you can think of, and you can find multiple examples at http://www.nyx.net/~gthompso/quine.htm

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A quine falls into the same realm as hashing over atomic details of program code (see //www.aplawrence.com/Blog/B1090.html).


Wed Apr 13 10:32:19 2005: 336   anonymous

Actually, quines are interestingin the security field also:

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