oh god!, nice to see you have spare time philip! :D

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2013/6/17 Philip Oakley <philipoak...@iee.org> > ** > *homeomorphic = a one-to-one correspondence, continuous in both > directions, between the points of two geometric figures or between two > topological spaces. So I think that means if my SHA1 equals your SHA1 we > have the same commit, so the same commit tree and DAG, all the way back to > all the root commits.* > ** > *Endofunctor*: A functor that maps a category to itself. [commit links to > -> maps to commit] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functor > Mapping: a direct co-respondance between one item and another. (can be one > way, like streets) > > submanifolds: *submanifold* of a > manifold<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manifold> > *M* is a subset <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subset> *S* which itself > has the structure of a manifold, [Git is branches all the way down. No > branch is special. These be branches, which link backwards and possibly > join up with other branches at forks] > > [Manifold: a *manifold* is a topological > space<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topological_space> > that near each point resembles Euclidean > space<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euclidean_space>. > > Topological means the mathematicians have bent it a bit, Euclidean means > its it looks all straight with square corners again if you don't look too > far, e.g. an exhaust manifold of an engine is effectively the same as a > straight pipe] > That is, lines of development are locally straight, no matter what the > --graph option shows! > > A *Hilbert space* *H* is a real<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_number> > or complex <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_number> inner product > space <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inner_product_space> that is also a > complete > metric space <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complete_metric_space> with > respect to the distance function induced by the inner product. > i.e. a 'space' and a 'product' (function between two items) (that measure > a 'distance') that can 'completely' measure everywhere in the space. i.e. > things add up properly and no wormholes in space. > > found "Every directed graph defines a Hilbert space ..." > http://www.austms.org.au/Publ/Jamsa/V82P3/l112.html so it must be true. > > So it all sounds true and plausible. It means that many and various > mathematical (and hence computer science) theories continue to be true in > the general case and there are no nasty special cases as long as we stick > with the basic git data model - long live those homeomorphic endofunctors > mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space! > > A bit more fun education, let it waft over you. > > Philip > > > ----- Original Message ----- > *From:* Eric Gorr <ericg...@gmail.com> > *To:* git-users@googlegroups.com > *Cc:* Philip Oakley <philipoak...@iee.org> > *Sent:* Monday, June 17, 2013 11:42 AM > *Subject:* Re: [git-users] Re: Humorous description of git > > I to would like to see a translation... > > On Monday, June 17, 2013 3:25:02 AM UTC-4, Philip Oakley wrote: >> >> But waht we need is the 'translation' as to why it's true ;) >> >> I see that homeomorphic = a one-to-one correspondence, continuous in >> both directions, between the points of two geometric figures or between two >> topological spaces. So I think that means if my SHA1 equals your SHA1 we >> have the same commit tree and DAG. >> >> I'm guessing the sub-manifolds is about branches. >> >> Any more suggestions? >> >> Philip >> >> ----- Original Message ----- >> *From:* Eric Gorr >> *To:* git-...@googlegroups.com >> *Sent:* Monday, June 17, 2013 2:40 AM >> *Subject:* [git-users] Re: Humorous description of git >> >> Randomly came across it again...if anyone is interested... >> >> https://twitter.com/tabqwerty/**status/45611899953491968<https://twitter.com/tabqwerty/status/45611899953491968> >> >> "git gets easier once you get the basic idea that branches are >> homeomorphic endofunctors mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space." >> >> >> >> On Sunday, June 16, 2013 1:18:17 PM UTC-4, Eric Gorr wrote: >>> >>> Hello. Awhile ago, I came across a rather humorous description of git, >>> but (a) I can't remember exactly how it went or (b) where I saw it. It >>> described git a being a tesseract inside of a manifold or some such thing. >>> Does this ring a bell with anyone? (I did find this >>> http://tartley.com/?p=1267, but that isn't it...I believe it was part >>> of some blog post tutorial.) >>> >>> >>> -- >> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups >> "Git for human beings" group. >> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an >> email to git-users+...@**googlegroups.com. >> For more options, visit >> https://groups.google.com/**groups/opt_out<https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out> >> . >> >> >> >> No virus found in this message. >> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com >> Version: 2013.0.3345 / Virus Database: 3199/6415 - Release Date: 06/16/13 >> >> ------------------------------ > > No virus found in this message. > Checked by AVG - www.avg.com > Version: 2013.0.3345 / Virus Database: 3199/6417 - Release Date: 06/16/13 > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Git for human beings" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out. > > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. 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