Jim Venolia wrote:...Works because 90-99% of your board isn't going to change generation to generation.
Zachary Kang wrote:I have not done any of it yet, for I am trying to understand how I would go about starting this. What is the notation? How would I write something like this?
Carey Brown wrote:...Where I think your approach runs into difficulty is in generating new life where you must visit each cell to determine if it should be changed to a live cell. This would be trivial in a 2D array (array-of-arrays) but be much more difficult with your approach.