On 8/21/07, Roger Burton West <roger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >Huh, I get 204. > > That's few enough that one could draw a state diagram. > > And then map the optimal transfer path from one orientation to > another... > > At least the system of (tree, house) has enough states that, while one > could generate an optimal strategy this way, it probably wouldn't fit > onto a single sheet of paper. :-) Like (I suspect) many people, I have considered this in the abstract and I think it would make an awesome poster graphic. Especially if we came up with wacky species-esqe names for all 204 states. There are a couple obvious ones like Tree, Nest, Starting House (Home?) but that leaves awesome potential for the other 201. -- - |) () /\/ now go!