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Re: Idempotence and "Replication Insensitivity" are equivalent ?

From: Phil Carmody <thefatphil_demunged_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 25 Sep 2006 10:41:03 +0300
Message-ID: <874puwjsvk.fsf@nonospaz.fatphil.org>


"Marshall" <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com> writes:
> You are full of non-sequiturs in this thread. Chris made a meta
> point about the discussion; if you want to respond to his point,
> you have to do it at the metadiscussion level, not at the level
> of the discussion itself. Furthermore, you seem to have
> completely misinterpreted Phil's point, which as I understand
> it was that the minimizing property does not indentify a unique
> value, but in some cases a range of values. Your complaint
> about Phil's point seems to be that the minimizing property
> does not identify a unique value. Since that was Phil's point
> in the first place, it is altogether unpersuasive in refuting him.

My goodness, is c.d.t really this polite?

I see how my engine-revving wheel-spinning horn honking may have stood out a little now. Most of the rest of usenet is a madhouse with monkeys throwing faeces at each other, and the associated slapstick is all part of the daily fun of such groups. Apologies.

Phil

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Received on Mon Sep 25 2006 - 02:41:03 CDT

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