[seqfan] Re: Updatebot on a rampage
mrob27 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 03:27:59 CET 2010
Yeah, those red links are the reason I noticed this "problem" in the first
But I understand, and I also agree that it makes sense to stick to the
For a while I was corresponding with David Applegate and working on
conversion scripts to make the wiki sequences and the classic format
inter-operate. It seemed like a rather daunting problem with little tangible
benefit. . .
Thanks for the work you (Russ and David and Neil and whoever else) are
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 19:32, Alonso Del Arte <alonso.delarte at gmail.com>wrote:
> It's not a priority right now, but eventually many of the links in the OEIS
> Wiki will need to be changed to properly correspond. For instance, today's
> Sequence of the Day shows two red links for Daniel's selection for today (
> A024702 <http://oeis.org/w/index.php?title=A024702&action=edit&redlink=1
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM, Russ Cox <rsc at swtch.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 6:30 PM, Robert Munafo <mrob27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Something odd is going on. Low-numbered sequences got deleted from the
> > wiki
> > > in a massive batch -- or perhaps I misunderstand what the wiki is
> > supposed
> > > to be?
> > The http://oeis.org/wiki/ tree is for all the things that are not
> > sequences.
> > An earlier plan was to use it for sequences too, but we
> > abandoned that because it was too hard to customize
> > with OEIS-specific semantics. The pages that are being
> > deleted are obsolete: use http://oeis.org/A000027 instead
> > of http://oeis.org/wiki/A000027.
> > > For example,>
> > Yes. They'll all be gone after the weekend, but
> > deleting 200,000 pages is a pretty expensive
> > operation for the wiki software, so it's taking a while.
> > There's nothing special about the ones that are left
> > except that they are further down the list.
> > Russ
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