Quines are programs that generate themselves as output (without trivial "cheats" such as reading their own source code). The term was coined by Douglas R. Hofstadter, and is named after the famous twentieth-century philosopher Willard V. O. Quine.

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A GNU Make Quine
This is a quine written for "make", specifically the gnu version.
The Quine Page
Examples of self-reproducing programs in various languages, with some extensions, including polyglot quines, iterating quines, and quine generators.
Quines
An essay on quines, programs which produce their own listing as output.
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