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   RE: [xml-dev] Boundless Space and Identity

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No, that's a good start.  Enumerated space.  Is that addressing 
by name or position?  Are the points on the curve or is the curve 
a boundary for the points inside the circumscribed space?


-----Original Message-----
From: Miles Sabin [mailto:MSabin@interx.com]

Len Bullard wrote,
> A teaser for those who like such:  can one effectively address 
> points in a space that has no boundaries?

Depends on the space.

Consider the integers mod k as a one dimensional space (ie. a closed,
discrete, curve). Every point in the space has a successor (and no two 
points have the same successor), so it has no boundaries, yet we can 
enumerate all the points in the space in O(k) time.

I presume that's not quite what you meant tho' ...


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