Date: Jan 1, 2013 5:57 PM
Author: Virgil
Subject: Re: Uncountable Diagonal Problem

In article 
"Ross A. Finlayson" <> wrote:

> The transfinite course-of-passage in well-ordering the reals sees a
> diminishing interval. Do the endpoints of the interval meet, in the
> well-ordering? A critical point of Cantor's first is that the
> intersection is non-empty.

It is a well known property of the real number line, at least among
mathematicians, that nested sequence of closed intervals has non-empty

Doe Ross claim otherwise?