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Re: Bug Report - Two numerical values for a same variable


On 19 Feb 2005, at 20:54, Richard Fateman wrote:

> I suspect that Mathematica's routines for testing for membership in
> domains like Reals etc.  are pretty good.  I don't, however, expect it
> to understand anything. Just symbolic manipulation.  That's different.
>
Well, if you really know any people who think that computer programs 
"understand" anything than you move in curious circles. But just a 
moment, who was it who wrote:

> The fact that these are stand-ins for well-known mathematically real
> quantities is irrelevant to Mathematica, since it only understands Real,
> and Real is a subset of mathematical real.
>
Understands?

Andrzej Kozlowski


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