Re: ?? Functional Dependency Question ??

From: JOG <jog_at_cs.nott.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 04:20:30 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <b3888c78-5cde-49f4-a904-5f64ddff0771_at_k37g2000hsf.googlegroups.com>


On Oct 22, 6:12 am, David BL <davi..._at_iinet.net.au> wrote:
> > Bob Badour wrote:
>
> > > ... If you changed the
> > > question slightly to "When there are no purple parts, which suppliers
> > > supply all of the purple parts?" then the answer would be "all of them".
>
> Reminds me of first year Uni, when my maths lecturer asked us whether
> every hippopotamus in the room was wearing pink panties.

Which is it then logicists?

Ax [ inRoom(x) ^ isHippo(x) ^ Wearing(x, pink panties) ] = false

Ax [ inRoom(x) ^ isHippo(x) -> Wearing(x, pink panties) ] = true Received on Wed Oct 22 2008 - 13:20:30 CEST

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