Re: 2.0.30 - its all a numbers game, I tell ya!
H. Peter Anvin (hpa@transmeta.com)
11 Mar 1997 18:58:31 GMT
Followup to: <0n9NKMy00iWm07DJw0@andrew.cmu.edu>
By author: Donald R Willhoit <willhoit+@andrew.cmu.edu>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > Proof by obfuscation doesn't count. You can "prove" that 0/0 = a for
> > any finite number a by observing that:
> >
[...]
> ON THE CONTRARY NOT QED. this may not be obfuscation itself but it
> relies on the obfuscation of the definition of a limit.
>
[...]
> >From this you should see that your "proof" fails.
>
Note that I put the word "proof" in quotation marks. I just took the
other poster's argument to the limit (so to speak); showing that the
argument doesn't hold.
-hpa
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