I'm wrong or Will we fix the ducks limp?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 07:57:49 EDT 2016


On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
> My statement was that if two variables can be bound to the same object,
> then variables *cannot* contain objects. The object has to exist
> somewhere, and this requirement means that the variables cannot be where
> the objects live.

Then the problem is with your notion of containment. Have a think
about TARDISes, and the place the Narnians got to after the Last
Battle, and Bags of Holding, and various other related concepts. It's
perfectly possible for something to be 'inside' more than one thing at
once.

ChrisA


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