[seqfan] Re: request for postings in this list

Reed Kelly oeis at keldesign.com
Sat Mar 14 16:10:06 CET 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: seqfan-bounces at list.seqfan.eu [mailto:seqfan-bounces at list.seqfan.eu]
> On Behalf Of Brendan McKay
> Sent: Friday, March 13, 2009 2:50 AM
> To: seqfan at list.seqfan.eu
> Subject: [seqfan] request for postings in this list
> Can I ask posters to please give the English name of the sequence,
> not just the A number, in the subject lines of their postings? I
> am too busy to look up OEIS just to determine if the posting is of
> interest to me or not, and I'm sure lots of other readers are too.
> Thanks!
> Brendan
Maybe someone can write a tool that displays the first line of the OEIS
description field for anything of the form Annnnnn. I'm not sure exactly how
it would work, but it would be nice if it also translated ticker symbols and
stars (e.g. HIP27989 = Betelgeuse). Maybe I'll write something someday.


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