Re: Analog id Bunk

Hara Ra (
Fri, 28 Mar 1997 23:41:56 -0800

John K Clark wrote:

> Max Planck started the entire revolution by proposing that energy is NOT
> continuous, everything followed from there. Take a beam of light for example,
> it has momentum nhf, h is the Planck constant, f is the frequency of the
> light, and n is an INTEGER, the number of photons. Digital.
According to you, 2 * pi is Digital.
IMHO, digital is defined by being EXACTLY representable by a FINITE
number of bits.

I prefer the word discrete for the way you use digital.

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