In <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, on 12/13/2012 at 12:47 AM, William Elliot <email@example.com> said:
Because the intuitive model of compactification is that we're adding extra points to extend a space. In fact, one definition of compactification of a space X is that it is a compact topological space Y whose base set is a superset of X's base set for which the restriction to the base set of X is X.
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