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Topic: This Is *PROOF* that AD never produces a New Digit Sequence!
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Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz

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Re: This Is a Failed *PROOF* that AD never produces a New Digit Sequence!
Posted: Jan 1, 2013 4:46 PM
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In <kbu8cc$edu$>, on 01/01/2013
at 06:56 PM, "INFINITY POWER" <> said:

>Right! This is VERY TRIVIAL PROOF and points [3] and [4] are

>segment = finite sequence of digits

>[3] every segment of every finite size can be listed.

>[4] every SEQUENCE of segments can be listed


Not even close. What is true is that given a sequence of segments
there is a sequence that is the concatenation of all of the segments.

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