botwar

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The epic struggle of bots vying for dominance.
Botwars are generally (and quite inappropriately) carried out on talk systems, typically IRC, where botwar crossfire (such as pingflooding) absorbs scarce server resources and obstructs human conversation.
The wisdom of experience indicates that Core Wars, not talk systems, are the appropriate venue for aggressive bots and their botmasters.
Compare penis war.
(1997-04-08)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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