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5-14-2009 @ 5:37PM
"The use of computers to control a particular PROCESS in order to increase reliability and efficiency, often through the replacement of employees.""One human input, one reaction = not automation.One human input, 60 reactions = automation. " well if were gonna keep giving definitions...proc⋅ess–noun1. a systematic series of actions directed to some end Broadcasting keystrokes is not a series of actions, it is the same as using a multiplex to have one keyboard interface with 2+ computers, but at a software level vs hardware level, or having one computer output the same image to multiple monitors. By your example it seems that if I have two drumsticks, one in each hand, each hitting a seperate drum its not automation, but if I then put both drumsticks in one hand and hit both drums at the same time I am automating the procedure. If you'd like to delve even further in your argument against automation with WoW perhaps we are all cheating. Maybe we should all stop using our operating systems and simply convert machine level code to assembly language then to a higher level language and draw each frame of the game by hand, as our computers are automating that for us at the moment. 01100010011010010110111001100001011100100111100100100000011001100111010001110111. Maybe WoW should require us to access it from the command prompt instead of using a shortcut. Since automation is the use of computers to improve the efficiency of a process perhaps all those helpful addons should be banned as well, since they certainly help improve efficiency in one regard or another. I guess the point of my rant is that botting is automation, whereas key broadcasting is not. Your argument is flawed.
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