Re: poly: polymath digest for 09 Dec 97

From: Perry E. Metzger <>
Date: Thu Dec 11 1997 - 13:30:25 PST

Hal Finney writes:
> that this does not provide a mechanism for infinite computing (that is,
> you can compute forever, but you can't accumulate infinite state).

Doesn't that imply that you can't maintain an infinite number of
problems? You couldn't, for instance, maintain an infinite number of
simultaneous simulations going as there would be no state in which to
maintain them in.

Received on Thu Dec 11 21:23:17 1997

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