does anybody earn a living programming in python?
asma61 at dsl.pipex.com
Sun Oct 1 02:06:10 CEST 2006
On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 00:20:11 +1000, Steven D'Aprano
<steve at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> wrote:
>dictionary definition of countless is "too many to count" (Pocket Oxford),
>which I suppose could be 11 for some people if they didn't take their
>shoes and socks off. Mathematically, any finite integer is able to be
>counted, so "countless" is equivalent to "infinite in number".
While we're being pedantic, there are many more ways to be "too many to
count" than infinity. Counting is a physical process that depends as much on
the counter and circumstances of counting as on the number to be counted.
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