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Topic: fom - 01 - preface
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Virgil

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Re: fom - 01 - preface
Posted: Dec 12, 2012 3:36 PM
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<eacda8d4-f07a-4888-9730-a311651f5725@w3g2000yqj.googlegroups.com>,
WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 12 Dez., 12:07, Alan Smaill <sma...@SPAMinf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> > WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> writes:
> > > On 11 Dez., 12:54, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
> > > <spamt...@library.lspace.org.invalid> wrote:

> > >> In <virgil-2FC1D7.13530210122...@BIGNEWS.USENETMONSTER.COM>, on
> > >> 12/10/2012
> > >>    at 01:53 PM, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> said:

> >
> > >> >In order to define the product of a real number times a
> > >> >transfinite, the definition must hold for all reals and all
> > >> >transfinites.

> >
> > >> There's a more fundamental problem; she/he/it is conflating cardinals,
> >
> > > Cantor was a male. So "he" would be appropriate.
> >
> > And the problem is passed over in silence by WM.

>
> No


The problem is :
In order to define the product of a real number times a
transfinite, the definition must hold for all reals and all
transfinites.

To which WM makes no response because he realizes that it is true, and
he had no answer for it.
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