Not only "could", pretty sure that has been done. I think all of Euclid has been mechanised. Here is **a paper about mechanical verification of book I**.

I put the link in my home page notes. So I could get around to reviewing that site sometime.

Regarding putting mathematical history on a timeline - creating a timeline in other words - its much easier to do that nowadays than in pre-internet times.

Regarding math and proofs being 'mechanized' it might be useful to know what *isn't* mechanized - or not yet. Or what can't be.

In a way - the discussion of solving chess is a bit like discussion of the future history of mathematics.

Chess apparently wasn't designed to have a relation to math though.

It was a game of royalties and generals and merchants and nobles is what I've read. And scribes and clergy.

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and an axiom cannot be used to prove the axiom itself, like you do."

'trying' to do. For three months.Failing - but controlling the forum anyway.

and he's got Nerve - pushing same.Is another 1000 posts of that coming up ?