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    Re: Still on LOPs
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2002 Apr 21, 19:41 -0500

    On Sat, 20 Apr 2002 20:50:28 +0100, George Huxtable wrote:
    
    >I sent the following message, in error, to Rodney Myrvaagnes directly,
    >rather than to the list. So here it is copied again to all. Rodney has
    >replied directly to me, and I hope he will now copy the relevant parts of
    >his reply to the list.
    >
    >=
    
    
    This is exactly one point I was making. They cannot be compared.
    
    As I have shown in other posts, you can't show that positions will lie
    outside a cocked hat without saying something about what distribution
    you are talking about. I apologize for saying you chose the rectangular
    dist.
    
    On Sat, 20 Apr 2002 11:18:26 +0100, George Huxtable wrote:
    
    >His references to Newton and Liebnitz are quite bogus. In one case we are
    >considering the probability of a point lying within a defined area. In the
    >other, the probability of a point lying on a line. The first is infinitely
    >greater than the second.
    >
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                                                        J36 Gjo/a
    
    
    "Nuke the gay whales for Jesus" -- anon T-shirt
    
    
    

       
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