Re: Relation subset operators

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Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 00:03:09 -0700 (PDT)
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On 5 juin, 22:00, paul c <> wrote:
> paul c wrote:
> ...
> > It's to do with logical FORALL.  If the set of purple cars is empty,
> > then no salesman could sell any purple cars (not even one) so all
> > salesman have sold all of them!  (wish I could phrase that en francais.)
I am still trying to get my head around making sense of this. While doing that, here is the French translation of this assertion:

"Si l'ensemble des voitures pourpres est un ensemble vide, alors aucun vendeur n'aurait pu vendre la moindre voiture pourpre (pas meme une seule) alors tous les vendeurs les auraient toutes vendues." I believe you are not aware how that sounds absurd in French...;)

> I really do.  Used to have a friend who could give French and Latin and
> sometimes Greek translations of my text.  If Cimod gets the drift maybe
> he'd oblige and maybe he or somebody else could post the Latin.
> Something memorable, like semper ubi sub ubi, so I'd never have to think
> twice about purple parts again.
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