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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeSep 20th 2012
    • (edited Sep 20th 2012)

    When I made inhabitant redirect to term a few minutes ago, I noticed a bunch of orphaned related entries.

    For instance inhabited type since long ago redirect to inhabited set. I haven’t changed that yet, but I added some cross links and comments to make clear that and how the three

    are related. The state of these entries deserves to be improved on, but I won’t do anything further right now.

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorTobyBartels
    • CommentTimeSep 21st 2012

    But inhabitant doesn’t redirect to term; in fact, inhabitant redirects nowhere, and nothing (except the plural) redirects to term.

    Should I fix that, or did you change your mind?

    • CommentRowNumber3.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeSep 21st 2012
    • (edited Sep 21st 2012)

    Woops. Thanks for catching that. Not sure what happened there. I did mean to have both inhabitant and inhabitants redirect to term. Did that now.

    But let me know if you think it should have an entry of its own.

    • CommentRowNumber4.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2016
    • (edited Dec 29th 2016)

    Somebody with a spare minute should please fix inhabited type: it fails to properly discuss the distinction between a type XX admitting a term, and its propositional truncation X\Vert X \Vert admitting a term.

    • CommentRowNumber5.
    • CommentAuthorTodd_Trimble
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2016

    I made a slight amendment to the opening paragraph, which is parallel, but I prefer that someone more immersed in type theory do the honors re propositional truncation.

    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2016

    Is the redirect to ’inhabited set’ ideal?

    • CommentRowNumber7.
    • CommentAuthorMike Shulman
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2016

    Personally, I would make “inhabitant” redirect to element; to me a “term” is a much more syntactic thing.

    • CommentRowNumber8.
    • CommentAuthorMike Shulman
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2016

    I tried to clean up the discussions of the two kinds of inhabitation, in particular moving the theorem about well-pointed toposes from inhabited set to inhabited object.

    • CommentRowNumber9.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2016

    Thanks!

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