In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, WM <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 5 Jan., 22:36, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > > Actually, real math suggests that there are reals so incredibly > > inaccessible that finding the digit sequence representing one of them is > > not possible. > > > > In which case such numbers may well not be "finitely distinguishable". > > -- > > And they cannot be used in any way in a discourse or in mathematics or > spring off a Cantor-list. > > So, why talk about them at all?
Because if they are not there, some of the necessary properties of the real number field are also not there. --