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Jiri Baum

> Imagine the LinuxPLC being as smart as we human beings are.
> The LinuxPLC can "eyeball" the ladder diagram of Any brand and be able to
> explain/evaluate the workings of the Ladder Logic diagram. And like us
> human beings, it will have difficulty with some of the wonderfully
> strange idiosyncrasies in some of the different brands.

Now *that* would be a selling point.

And a multi-decade AI research project on its face.

But maybe a lot of it could be faked - as you say, it will have difficulty with strange idiosyncracies (it has to - see "halting problem"), but maybe a fair chunk of it *could* be done with little more than dataflow analysis.

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