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

From: mountain man <hobbit_at_southern_seaweed.com.op>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 06:02:43 GMT
Message-ID: <7s6ve.3239$oJ.1@news-server.bigpond.net.au>


"mountain man" <hobbit_at_southern_seaweed.com.op> wrote in message news:...
> "Jan Hidders" <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote in message
> news:za_ue.129084$ec5.7046244_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be...
>> 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".
>
> http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/CDMTCS/chaitin/cmu.html
> How does the RM get around Godel, Turing and Chaitin?

See separate thread. Received on Sat Jun 25 2005 - 01:02:43 CDT

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