On Tuesday, July 9, 2013 4:54:03 AM UTC-7, Julio Di Egidio wrote: > "fom" <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote in message > > news:rLKdnQxquvRS10bMnZ2dnUVZ_sednZ2d@giganews.com... > > > On 7/8/2013 3:27 PM, Virgil wrote: > > > > >> If WM disagrees, perhaps he would care to name some of the balls he > > >> supposes will remain in the vase at noon. > > > > Half of the balls remain, in the 2 in 1 out. >
Name the indexes of those "half the balls".
> > To work with indexes one has to put specific constraints on the operations, > > but it's all the same up to isomorphism. And, where indexes are not finite, > > it's you who cannot ask the question... > > > > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balls_and_vase_problem > > > > > > There are several interpretations. > > > > But one sensible answer. >
> > I have posted about the Ross-Littlewood paradox and resolutions in the past: > > scattered in the noise, but I could try and dig out something if you or > > anybody is really interested. >