botwar definition chat
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.
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