[Haskell-cafe] Re: 0/0 > 1 == False

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Sun Jan 13 20:12:02 EST 2008

Jonathan Cast <jonathanccast at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> > You don't get 1, you start off with it.
> If you start off with anything, you can often end up with it as  
> well.  Enlightenment comes when you realize that sometimes you
> don't, and you acquire the ability to change your mind.
> > n = 12
> > n = 1 * n
> >
> > now, 1 is twelve. QED: The wrath of algebra.
> `Algebra'
Damnit, this is exactly what I meant. It's all about analysing some
"1", until you found something interesting, and then continue all over
with that new interesting thing that is now "also" a "1", 'cos you want
to re-use your framework.

I'll better stop right here.

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