Date: Dec 9, 2012 4:15 AM
Author: mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: fom - 01 - preface
On 8 Dez., 23:42, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

> In article

> > A question: Do you believe that there are more than countably many

> > finite words?

>

> Only if words can be built from infinite alphabets.

Wrong. A word is always finite. All finite subsets of |N, for

instance, form a countably set. You are very uninformed!

>

> > Do you believe that you can use infinite words (not finite

> > descriptions of infinite sequences).

>

> If an infinite word can be finitely referenced, just as so many infinite

> decimals are finitely referenced, why not?

>

> > Do you believe that you can put in order what you cannot distinguish?

>

> Given any pair of decimal numerals, they can be correctly ordered in

> finite time. Which requires, among other things, distinguishing them.

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But how do you get any finite sequence of digits of the real number r?

You get it from a finite definition!

Regards, WM