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Re: [lojban] Re: [jboske] RE: Anything but tautologies
la pycyn cusku di'e
All that is required for a function is that every value in the domain
receives exactly one in the range. This condition is vacuously satisfied
the empty set as domain.
I see you won't explain what those functions with empty domains
are used for. In any case, I hope you accept the existence of
functions with non-empty domains which map every element of the
domain to a constant value.
<I notice you didn't write " 'Whizbang' is the name of the
function... ", i.e. you used the name, you didn't mention it.
Why do we need to mention it in Lojban?>
Because the English is systematically incorrect; the habit is to omit
"where they are obvious" and Lojban takes the position that in these kinds
things they are never obvious.
Then your position is that a definition requires the mention
of the name? The use is not good enough for a definition?
"Let x=5" is sloppy, the Lojbanic version would be:
"Let 'x' be the name of a variable x, such that x = 5"
Are you really saying that? Or does the rule apply only
to the definition of functions?
mu'o mi'e xorxes
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