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From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro_prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-19 10:34:50

On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 10:05:25 +0100, Paul Giaccone
<paulg_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> We have come to a point where even telling "the real
>> number x is positive" is ambiguous, as someone intends it as "x >= 0",
>> and uses "strictly positive" for "> 0".
>Really? No mathematician I have ever met (and I have met very many)
>would do that.

I haven't met Bourbaki guys either ;) And, needless to say, I hate
that terminology.

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