[aur-general] [off-topic][ansible-aur] call for comment on pull request 50

alad alad at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 25 12:32:58 UTC 2021

On 25/01/2021 13:09, Ralf Mardorf via aur-general wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:03:12 +0100, Roland Puntaier wrote:
>>> On 1/23/21 1:31 PM, Roland Puntaier via aur-general wrote:
>>>> mathematics allows 0.
>> 0 is a number like every other.
> Yesno
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_number
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Division_(mathematics)#Division_by_zero

In this thread, 0 (as a neutral element for addition, or zero element 
for multiplication) is conflated with the empty set (which has 
*cardinality* zero).

As such I would kindly ask people to stop using "mathematics" to make 
their argument look legitimate.


PS. https://www.hillelwayne.com/post/divide-by-zero/

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