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Re: Binary Relations, draft 1

At 15:10 +0100 1998/11/17, Thierry Bouche wrote:
>isn't "def" redundant with ":" ?
>People use often ":=" for "equal, by definition", hence no need for a
>small "def" above.

That is what I said. But in computers it means "assignment", which is a
computer operation distinct from a logical definition. So if you want to
use definitions and assignments in the same paper, then one needs both.

In addition, some may feel that ":=" looks to much of a computer symbol, so
they may want something else even if one is not using the two symbols in
the same paper.

  Hans Aberg
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