Question about None

Andre Engels andreengels at
Sun Jun 14 16:11:18 EDT 2009

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 9:37 PM, Paul Rubin<> wrote:
> Andre Engels <andreengels at> writes:
>> I don't see why that would be the case. Something of the type "thingy"
>> is ONE thingy. Nothing is ZERO thingies, so it is not something of the
>> type "thingy". A car is a single car. Nothing is zero cars, which is
>> not a car, just like two cars is not a car.
> That seems to confuse values with collections of them.  A car is not
> the same as a one-element list of cars.  Nothing is not the same as a
> zero-element list of cars.

So you are of the opinion that "nothing" _is_ a car?

André Engels, andreengels at

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