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> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> To: everything-list@googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: Platonism vs Realism WAS: ROADMAP (well, not yet really...
> Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 10:18:18 +0200
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> 
> Hi,
> 
> Le Dimanche 20 Août 2006 05:17, Stathis Papaioannou a écrit :
> > Peter Jones writes (quoting SP):
> > > > What about an inputless computer program, running deterministically
> > > > like a recording. Would that count as a program at all,
> > >
> > > It would be a trivial case.
> >
> > Trivial does not mean false.
> 
> It seems to me that the set of inputless programs contains the set of 
> programs 
> which have inputs. Because a program which have inputs could be written as 
> the following inputless program :
> 
> |HARDCODED INPUT||CODE|
> 
> The resulting program is input less but the "substructure" denominated CODE 
> here is not inputless, it takes the hardcoded input.
> 
> So in any case I don't see why inputless program should be "trivial case".
> 
> Regards,
> Quentin
> 
> > 

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