On Mon, 18 Mar 2013, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote: > at 01:50 AM, William Elliot <marsh@panix.com> said: > > >Let (f,X) and (g,Y) be compactifications of S. > >Assume h in C(Y,X) and f = hg. > > Did you mean "Let (f,X) and (g,Y) be compactifications of S"?

Yes, dagnabit. The above has now been edited as per your correction.