Saying 99.9999% seems a mouthful. Would you have preferred an answer like this instead: :)

If brevity was the issue, I wouldn't have expected him to say 5 instead of 9. And I would have expected him to use stronger language than he did. My honest impression is that he thinks that the chances that it's something are really small, but nothing approaching infinitesimally small.

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by Gondolinian 1 min read22nd Jun 2015204 comments


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