[Haskell-cafe] Re: categories and monoids

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Wed Mar 18 06:16:36 EDT 2009

Am Dienstag, 17. März 2009 18:43 schrieben Sie:
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 5:06 AM, Wolfgang Jeltsch
> <g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org> wrote:
> > What is a “generalized monoid”? According to the grammatical construction
> > (adjective plus noun), it should be a special kind of monoid
> There's no such implication in English. The standard example used by
> linguists is "fake gun".

Okay, but this is a corner case isn’t it?

And the phrase “generalized monoid” has another problem. It’s not a single 
monoid that is generalized but the “monoid concept”. The class of monoids is 
extended to become the class of categories.

Best wishes,

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