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Darren New
dnew at san.rr.com
Mon Jun 4 12:37:48 EDT 2001
"David C. Ullrich" wrote:
> >Sure. *I* can write an algorithm to calculate the bits of Omega.
>
> If I have the "definition" of Omega straight actually you can't.
> (If an "algorithm" is required to halt, which is part of "my"
> definition...)
Well, yes. I figured from context that the obvious implication was
there:
If *you* can write an algorithm to calculate bits of Omega, then so can
I.
The assumption was that he had a deterministic computer calculating
Omega somehow, yet that I couldn't do the same calculation. Of course,
if he can't calculate bits of Omega, then Omega is a pretty poor random
number generator, as you've been saying. :-)
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