Re: Extending my question. Was: The relational model and relational

From: Lauri Pietarinen <>
Date: 24 Feb 2003 06:42:48 -0800
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> All I need is to distinquish -- rather than count -- one can, then
> make the assumption that this separate entity has "the weight of one
> can" and that all cans in the bag have the same weight -- basically,
> the inductive hypothesis, but for unordered collections. Distinction
> is a more primitive operator than counting.

I think Date has a valid point in that in order to weigh one can you _have_ to be able to count it!


Lauri Pietarinen Received on Mon Feb 24 2003 - 15:42:48 CET

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