FOM: background for Friedman's results

Torkel Franzen torkel at
Tue Mar 17 10:15:05 EST 1998

  Steve Simpson says:

   >I wasn't suggesting that at all.  I didn't intend to attack your
   >claims.  I was only trying to be helpful.  It never even occurred to
   >me that you were making these claims in a serious, formal way.

  No? What is the procedure for making claims in a serious, formal way?

   >Please allow me one comment.  Before you make claims of this kind,
   >don't you think you ought to try to understand at least the statement
   >of Friedman's results, along with the relevant mathematical

  Alas, I'm afraid you're not putting your question in a serious, formal

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