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RE: [ontac-forum] Type vs. Class - last chance to vote.

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From: "West, Matthew R SIPC-DFD/321" <matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 09:15:16 -0000
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Dear John,
>   2. The word 'set', as used in all versions of set theory
>      for over a century, refers to the extension.  Since
>      rabbits are notoriously prolific, the set of rabbits
>      at the instant you're reading this sentence is very
>      different from the set at the instant I wrote it.
>      The fact that sets are constantly being replaced by
>      new ones means that sets are not suitable for defining
>      any "meaning" that is supposed to remain constant.
MW: Unless you are a 4 Dimensionalist apparently when
you look at things over all time rather than seeing things in 
the present.    (01)

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Matthew West
Reference Data Architecture and Standards Manager
Shell International Petroleum Company Limited
Shell Centre, London SE1 7NA, United Kingdom    (03)

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