Re: Poll: What percentage advantage are RDBMS vendors taking of the RM?

From: mountain man <>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 06:01:24 GMT
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"Jan Hidders" <> wrote in message news:za_ue.129084$
> Dan wrote:
>> I think it was Riemann who put Calculus on solid ground with his idea of
>> how to define continuity (at least that's what I remember from my Real
>> Analysis class many years ago).
> I seem to remember that the epsilon-delta defintion was by Weierstrass,
> but that Bolzano had actually already defined it earlier.

I seem to recall there is no "solid ground" in mathematics and that the formalisms of mathematics cannot lead to anything resembling "absolute truth". How does the RM get around Godel, Turing and Chaitin?

Pete Brown
IT Managers & Engineers
Falls Creek
Received on Sat Jun 25 2005 - 08:01:24 CEST

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