Talk:Divisor (ring theory)

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 Definition Mathematical concept for the analysis of the structure of commutative rings, used for its natural correspondence with the ideal structure of such rings. [d] [e]
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Disambiguation needed

Okay, I started this page after reading the page on divisors and seeing that there was no mention of divisibility in general commutative rings. However, after doing this, I just realized that we need a separate page to discuss the notion of divisors in the sense of algebraic geometry (i.e., naively, divisors on curves, or more generally, Weil divisors, Cartier divisors, etc.). I am at a loss as to what to call the pages addressing these various issues. Perhaps this one should be renamed, to be more descriptive? How about something like "Divisor (ring theory)"?Barry R. Smith 19:56, 29 March 2008 (CDT)

Okay, changed it to "Divisor (ring theory)"Barry R. Smith 22:53, 31 March 2008 (CDT)