[seqfan] Re: OEIS: dispensed A-numbers are no longer valid
david at research.att.com
Sat Nov 13 15:54:22 CET 2010
When you take A-numbers from the dispenser, new blank sequence entries
will be created for those A-numbers showing that they are reserved to
When you are ready to submit one, edit that sequence, either by
going to the sequence and clicking edit (and probably "edit internal
format"), or by going directly to
http://oeis.org/edit?seq=Annnnnn&internal=1, and paste in the
There is no mechanism (yet, at least) for submitting a batch all at
Also, note that the internal format is slightly different now: it
doesn't include the A-numbers.
> From njas at research.att.com Sat Nov 13 08:41:44 2010
> Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 08:41:43 -0500
> From: "N. J. A. Sloane" <njas at research.att.com>
> To: seqfan at list.seqfan.eu
> Subject: Re: [seqfan] Re: OEIS: dispensed A-numbers are no longer valid
> Cc: david at research.att.com, njas at research.att.com, rsc at swtch.com
> Ron Hardin asked
> > how do you submit the result after you format a file of sequences?
> I'm not sure, I don't think anyone has done this yet.
> But something like this:
> Click on "Contribute New Seq..." at the foot of the OEIS page
> Click on Submit New Sequence (takes you to edit/new)
> Click on "edit internal format"
> Mouse in a sequence, click submit; repeat.
> But will that let you use the A-numbers you
> have reserved? I don't know!
> Dave, Russ - can you give more detailed instructions?
> Russ said he would be off-line today, so we may
> not get an answer until tomorrow.
> >Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 15:00:41 -0800 (PST)
> >From: Ron Hardin <rhhardin at att.net>
> >To: Sequence Fanatics Discussion list <seqfan at list.seqfan.eu>
> >Subject: [seqfan] Re: OEIS: dispensed A-numbers are no longer valid
> >How do the new A-numbers work now?
> >I mean, how do you submit the result after you format a file of sequences?
> > rhhardin at mindspring.com
> >rhhardin at att.net (either)
> >----- Original Message ----
> >> From: Russ Cox <rsc at swtch.com>
> >> To: Sequence Fanatics Discussion list <seqfan at list.seqfan.eu>
> >> Cc: Neil J. A. Sloane <njas at research.att.com>
> >> Sent: Fri, November 12, 2010 3:04:05 PM
> >> Subject: [seqfan] OEIS: dispensed A-numbers are no longer valid
> >> If you took any A-numbers from the old dispenser
> >> (from the old site, turned off yesterday) and have
> >> not yet used them in a sequence, we are reclaiming
> >> them, to make the transition to the new site easier.
> >> Our apologies, but we don't switch sites very often.
> >> If you need new A-numbers, visit http://oeis.org/edit/allocate.
> >> Thanks.
> >> Russ
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