Date: Feb 5, 2013 10:13 PM
Author: William Elliot
Subject: Re: Finite Rings

On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Arturo Magidin wrote:
> > Yet the problem still remains problematic.

> No, it does not. Under the standard definitions, the zero ring is not a
> counterexample because either (i) it does contain an identity; or (ii)
> it is not considered a ring by those that require 1=/=0.

Rant and rave, depraved unto grave,
while the trivial becomes dead prey,
the original problem still rings,
with no one dinging a ping nor daring a fling.