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Date 2010-04-05.20:48:52
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_order

For pair of items from a set,  (that's the total)
if  a <= b  and  b <= c  then  a <= c  (part of the order)
if  a <= b  and  b <= a  then  a compares the same as b, a == b, (the
other part of the order)

On Mon, 2010-04-05 at 19:46 +0000, Éric Araujo wrote:
> Éric Araujo <merwok@netwok.org> added the comment:
> 
> Hello
> 
> Small documentation question: Does the expression “total ordering” have established usage in maths or computer science? Its meaning is not obvious to the non-maths person that I am.
> 
> Regards
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