Re: Counting propositions
Date: 15 Jun 2004 06:54:29 -0700
"x" <x-false_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<40cecf85_at_post.usenet.com>...
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> "Tony" <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk> wrote in message
> > "x" <x-false_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message
> > > Ok. But why there is a need to know this number ?
> > > It is like saying "today I made 100 affirmations".
> > Have you never wanted to know how many of something you had? Can you
> > not envisage a large business wanting to know, for example, how many
> > employees it has?
> Employees yes. Propositions no.
Very droll ;-)
But the fact is that from the N propositions we have that say "We have
an employee named xxx with salary yyy ...", we can deduce the useful
But the fact is that from the N propositions we have that say "We have an employee named xxx with salary yyy ...", we can deduce the usefulfact that we have N employees - simply by counting the propositions. Received on Tue Jun 15 2004 - 15:54:29 CEST