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pbmlife(1)						      General Commands Manual							pbmlife(1)

NAME
pbmlife - apply Conway's rules of Life to a portable bitmap
SYNOPSIS
pbmlife [pbmfile]
DESCRIPTION
Reads a portable bitmap as input. Applies the rules of Life to it for one generation, and produces a portable bitmap as output. A white pixel in the image is interpreted as a live beastie, and a black pixel as an empty space.
SEE ALSO
pbm(5)
AUTHOR
Copyright (C) 1988, 1991 by Jef Poskanzer. 21 February 1991 pbmlife(1)