On Sat, 29 Dec 2012, quasi wrote: > William Elliot wrote: > > >I pointed the person who asked me the Putnam 2012 question > >to sci.math; he was happy with the proof given there. > > Yes, but when you posted the problem, you never mentioned > the forum where the question was asked and never mentioned > that it was a Putnam problem until I challenged you for > the source.
I didn't know the source until the next day.
> >As for the current problem, since there's nothing there of > >worth except for journal references to the problem, I'll > >not point him to sci.math. Perhaps I'll pass the references > >along to him or perhaps I'll just dismiss the issue. > > So, out of curiosity, what was the forum in which you got the > pill problem, and why did you not bother to mention the forum > when you imported the question to sci.math?
I didn't get it from a forum.
In the mean time, let's discuss the anti-diagonal of an uncountable list.