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RE: URI denumerability

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 21:03:32 +0200
To: "Matthew Wilson" <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Cc: <clbullar@ingr.com>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCOEJBFEAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Matthew Wilson
> Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 8:38 PM
> To: www-tag@w3.org
> Cc: clbullar@ingr.com
> Subject: RE: URI denumerability
>
>
>
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> >Cantor rants are fun but precisely
> >what is one trying to prove/clarify
> >with that?
>
> Well, it means that the real numbers (or anything of the same magnitude)
> cannot be identified by URIs. So either there are resources which

...not all of them...

> cannot be
> assigned URIs, or there are things we can talk about and meaningfully
> describe which are not resources.

Really? Once you talk about a *specific* real number, I can trivially assign
a URI to that number.

> I don't know whether that is a problem or not.

I think it just shows an interesting property of non-denumerability.

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