The Stacks project

\begin{equation*} \DeclareMathOperator\Coim{Coim} \DeclareMathOperator\Coker{Coker} \DeclareMathOperator\Ext{Ext} \DeclareMathOperator\Hom{Hom} \DeclareMathOperator\Im{Im} \DeclareMathOperator\Ker{Ker} \DeclareMathOperator\Mor{Mor} \DeclareMathOperator\Ob{Ob} \DeclareMathOperator\Sh{Sh} \DeclareMathOperator\SheafExt{\mathcal{E}\mathit{xt}} \DeclareMathOperator\SheafHom{\mathcal{H}\mathit{om}} \DeclareMathOperator\Spec{Spec} \newcommand\colim{\mathop{\mathrm{colim}}\nolimits} \newcommand\lim{\mathop{\mathrm{lim}}\nolimits} \newcommand\Qcoh{\mathit{Qcoh}} \newcommand\Sch{\mathit{Sch}} \newcommand\QCohstack{\mathcal{QC}\!\mathit{oh}} \newcommand\Cohstack{\mathcal{C}\!\mathit{oh}} \newcommand\Spacesstack{\mathcal{S}\!\mathit{paces}} \newcommand\Quotfunctor{\mathrm{Quot}} \newcommand\Hilbfunctor{\mathrm{Hilb}} \newcommand\Curvesstack{\mathcal{C}\!\mathit{urves}} \newcommand\Polarizedstack{\mathcal{P}\!\mathit{olarized}} \newcommand\Complexesstack{\mathcal{C}\!\mathit{omplexes}} \newcommand\Pic{\mathop{\mathrm{Pic}}\nolimits} \newcommand\Picardstack{\mathcal{P}\!\mathit{ic}} \newcommand\Picardfunctor{\mathrm{Pic}} \newcommand\Deformationcategory{\mathcal{D}\!\mathit{ef}} \end{equation*}

Definition 7.32.2. Let $\mathcal{C}$ be a site. A point $p$ of the site $\mathcal{C}$ is given by a functor $u : \mathcal{C} \to \textit{Sets}$ such that

  1. For every covering $\{ U_ i \to U\} $ of $\mathcal{C}$ the map $\coprod u(U_ i) \to u(U)$ is surjective.

  2. For every covering $\{ U_ i \to U\} $ of $\mathcal{C}$ and every morphism $V \to U$ the maps $u(U_ i \times _ U V) \to u(U_ i) \times _{u(U)} u(V)$ are bijective.

  3. The stalk functor $\mathop{\mathit{Sh}}\nolimits (\mathcal{C}) \to \textit{Sets}$, $\mathcal{F} \mapsto \mathcal{F}_ p$ is left exact.


Comments (2)

Comment #2344 by Katharina on

Why does the stalk functor only have to be left exact and not exact?

Comment #2413 by on

OK, yes we could change the definition and say this, but I wanted to write down minimal conditions. The discussion following the definition shows that indeed the stalk functor is exact (as it defines a point of the topos).


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