Re: go interceptors!

From: John Clark (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 11:35:26 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <> Wrote:

> Most other decoy shapes will, in some orientation, not look like a possible
>shape of a cone.

And that's why most shapes other than cones would make poor decoys, unless
of course you put your cone shaped warhead in a round balloon. No enemy would
use an undisguised cone shaped warhead and round decoys, I'm sorry, one round

>A sensor must not respond to all possible shapes of a decoy.

Which a spherical shape will not test for.

> A sphere is more like a cone than a cone is like a cone.

Said the Mad Hatter.

           John K Clark

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