> On 12/7/2013 6:40 PM, Virgil wrote: >> In article <email@example.com>, >> WM <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >>> On 7 Dec. 1873, exactly 140 years ago, Cantor wrote to Dedekind: >>> Man nehme an, es kÃ¶nnten alle positiven Zahlen ? < 1 in die Reihe >>> gebracht werden : >>> >>> Here he said: assume that all positive reals < 1 could be in a sequence. >> >> This is obviously only the beginning statement of an argument from which >> WM has clearly left the rest of out. >> >> The conclusion of that argument is amost certainly that no such sequence >> can exist, so one can see why WM would want to leave it out. >> > > He had just been correcting me. > > He really does know what Cantor wrote.
If you want to imply that Mückenheim has some kind of understanding of what Cantor wrote, you are provably wrong. In case you should insist on such a provably wrong assertion, this does not make the assertion right but says something about your own understanding of mathematics.