In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz <email@example.com> wrote:
> The word "infinity" has no context-independent meaning in Mathematics. > In Complex Analysis it is conventional to compactify C and to refer to > the added point as oo, but that has noting to do with other uses of > the symbol. Neither this usage, nor the similar usages for the real > line, have anything to do with cardinality.
Ah, it was the problems of cardinality that caused Charlie Dodgson to write that poem that included this line;
"He thought he saw an argument that proved he was the Pope."
But much more to do with carnality.
-- Gambling with Other People's Money is the meth of the fiscal industry. me -- in the spirit of Karl and Groucho Marx