[seqfan] Re: sorting results by date

Leroy Quet q1qq2qqq3qqqq at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 15 23:13:37 CET 2009

Couldn't those early sequences all be given a default which is in practice equal to, say, the day before the earliest published sequence submission date in the OEIS?

Those older sequences would then be sorted to the end of the search results, because they are indeed the oldest sequences.

Personally, I would like an advanced search option for the OEIS to be available someday soon, where searches could be restricted based on several criteria (not just based on date). Also, it would be nice if the search didn't ignore non-alphabetical non-numeric typewriter characters. (I would sometimes like to include ascii characters sometimes used in math formulae, such as ^, !, *, +, and =.

Leroy Quet

--- On Sun, 3/15/09, franktaw at netscape.net <franktaw at netscape.net> wrote:

> From: franktaw at netscape.net <franktaw at netscape.net>
> Subject: [seqfan] Re: sorting results by date
> To: seqfan at list.seqfan.eu
> Date: Sunday, March 15, 2009, 8:20 PM
> This is not currently possible.
> Part of the problem is that the creation date is not always
> available 
> for older sequences.
> Franklin T. Adams-Watters
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leroy Quet <q1qq2qqq3qqqq at yahoo.com>
> I don't know the answer to your question. I am just posting
> to say that 
> if there
> isn't a way to do this, then there SHOULD be a way to do
> this.
> I have often needed to sort sequences by date, but I don't
> know how to 
> do that.
> --- On Sun, 3/15/09, Dmitry Kamenetsky 
> <dmitry.kamenetsky at rsise.anu.edu.au>
> wrote:
> >
> > I have a newbie question. Is it possible to sort the
> search
> > results by the
> > date of the last update, from newest to oldest? What
> about
> > sorting by the
> > date of the sequence creation?
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