God Reveals DNA Secrets

For many years molecular biologists have been mystified by the fact that very little of an organism's DNA seems to serve any useful function.
Last night God revealed the mystery by posting the code on a warez site.
I am just posting the first segment of a 98898 segment file.
The reason why only 30% of human DNA performs any useful function is that the rest of it is comments.

Once we decode a typical human genome, we see that the contents begin as follows:


* Human Genome
* Version 2.1
* (C) God

/* Revision history:
* 0000-00-01 00:00 1.0 Adam.
* 0000-00-02 10:00 1.1 Eve.
* 0000-00-03 02:11 1.2 Added penis code to male version. A bit
* messy --will require a rewrite later on to make it neater.
* 0017-03-12 03:14 1.3 Added extra sex drive to male.h; took code
* from elephant-dna.c
* 0145-10-03 16:33 1.4 Removed tail.
* 1115-00-31 17:20 1.5 Shortened forearms, expanded brain case.
* 2091-08-20 13:56 1.6 Opposable thumbs added to hand() routine.
* 2501-04-09 14:04 1.7 Minor cosmetic improvements -- skin color
* made darker to match my own image.
* 2909-07-12 02:21 1.8 Dentition inadequate; added extra 'wisdom'
* teeth Must remember to make mouth bigger to compensate.
* 4501-12-31 14:18 1.9 Increase average height.
* 5533-02-12 17:09 2.0 Added gay option, triggered by high
* population density, to try and slow the overpopulation problem.
* 6004-11-04 16:11 2.1 Made forefinger narrower to fit hole in
* centra of CD.

/* Standard definitions

#define SEX male
#define HEIGHT 1.84
#define MASS 68
#define RACE caucasian

/* Include inherited traits from parent DNA files.
* Files must be pre-processed with MENDEL program to provide proper
* inheritance features.

#include "mother.h"
#include "father.h"

#infndef FATHER
#warn("Father unknown -- guessing\n")
#include "bastard.h"

/* Set up sex-specific functions and variables

/* Kludged code -- I'll re-design this lot and re-write it as a
* proper library sometime soon.
struct genitals
#ifdef MALE
Penis *jt;
/* G_spot *g; Removed for debugging purposes */
#ifdef FEMALE
Vagina *p;

/* Initialization bootstrap routine -- called before DNA duplication.
* Allocates buffers and sets up protein file pointers
DNA *zygote_initialize(Sperm *, Ovum *);

* Returns structures containing pre-processed phenotypes for the
* organism to display at birth.
* Will be improved later to make output less ugly.
Characteristic *lookup_phenotype(Identifier *i);

...and so on.

Now we can start optimizing it.

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Last Post by Aia

That's either very old, or very uncreative. Because I've seen it before. ;)

I received this in an e-mail, I didn't created it. And is all new to me.
Why is very uncreative?.
I think is very funny that "He" did not use assembly language.

And of course it is old. Humans has been here for sometime already.


>Why is very uncreative?
Well, since you didn't write it I can only assume it's the same one I saw several years ago. So it's old rather than uncreative.


I guess someone here is a big fan of Naure... ;-)

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It's about time that you get another from me :)

I guess someone here is a big fan of Naure... ;-)

She corrects me and sets me straight all the time. ;)

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