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13 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 November 2008 09:10AM

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Comment author: Jay_Ballou 14 February 2009 12:42:01AM 0 points [-]

editors help build better editors

But not by much, and not much better editors. It takes something else -- better concepts -- to build significantly better editors, and one only needs a moderately good editor in the process. And regardless of things like Eurisko, no one has the faintest idea how to automate having significantly better concepts.