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Re: Counting propositions

From: x <x-false_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 17:12:19 +0300
Message-ID: <40cf02c7$1@post.usenet.com>

"Tony" <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk> wrote in message news:c0e3f26e.0406150554.6822ed6f_at_posting.google.com... > "x" <x-false_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<40cecf85_at_post.usenet.com>...
> > **** Post for FREE via your newsreader at post.usenet.com ****
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> >
> > "Tony" <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk> wrote in message
> > news:c0e3f26e.0406150222.fe2eea5_at_posting.google.com...
> > > "x" <x-false_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message
> > news:<40ce9db7_at_post.usenet.com>...
> > > > 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
> fact that we have N employees - simply by counting the propositions.

What made you so sure.

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Received on Tue Jun 15 2004 - 09:12:19 CDT

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