Talk:Dickson's lemma

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I have a couple of reservations regarding this article.

Clarity: the statement of the lemma is very clear, but the discussion following it (regarding Topology and the Lemma's proof) is not, so I hope that it can be improved.

Sources: It is claimed that the lemma was known before Dickson's paper. Such a statement should be supported by a reference; giving a name of a person and claiming without reference that the lemma "was known to him" is not up to Wikipedia standards.

"It is a simple fact": a very unscientific statement. Fermat's theorem is also a simple fact, right?

AmirOnWiki (talk) 13:48, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

I tried to rewrite it. Is that better? JordiGH (talk) 17:53, 22 January 2012 (UTC)
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