In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, the world wide wade <email@example.com> wrote:
|> i guess you're only doing the case where x0<x1<...<xn at all non-zero |> times? | |Not sure how you got that idea. I only assumed x0, x1, ..., xn are |distinct; I see no problem allowing one of xj's to be 0. I haven't thought |about "degenerate" cases.
that's what i was talking about, that you didn't discuss the degenerate cases. (in the non-degenerate case x0<x1<...<xn without loss of generality.) in giving a characterization of the c^n functions along the lines i suggested it would probably be more annoying to leave the degenerate cases out than to include them.