Questions for GEB Unit XIII
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Dialogue XIII: Aria with Diverse Variations
Can you find any post-ending ending of the dialogue?
Chapter XIII: BlooP and FlooP and GlooP
In the BlooP language, is a "LOOP AT MOST N TIMES:" statement
checked only at the begining, or at the start of every loop?
In the latter case, it would be possible to write never-ending
loops... (Yes, I'm a C programmer :-)
Note: (p. 404 and p. 422) At the end of the Dialogue, Cantor is "not
on the list", though he was a Great Mathematician. But if you use
the same method as in Cantor's proof...