[seqfan] Re: Intersections of x^x^...^x

Charles Greathouse charles.greathouse at case.edu
Thu Nov 3 21:20:31 CET 2011

> [BTW, why does it have to be a "Template:" ?]

It doesn't have to be, but its author chose to make it a template so
that it could easily be embedded in other pages, like on my User page:

Charles Greathouse
Case Western Reserve University

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 4:04 PM, Maximilian Hasler
<maximilian.hasler at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> P.S. Even if I wanted to write the Sequence of the Day for every single
>>> day, I couldn't.
>> I put (a quite short) one for Nov. 4, 2011,
>> about Eulerian numbers (whose "core" starts 4,11,11,...),
>> pointing to the nice articles on this topic already on the wiki
>> (hope this hasn't been a SOD earlier...)
> For two reasons,
> - since the SOD writeup often contains "added value"
> - since this allows to know if a given sequence had already been elected
> I think it would be a good idea to put a link to the SOD page
> [BTW, why does it have to be a "Template:" ?]
> in the relevant sequences.
> I did this for today's SOD, even though it has very limited additional
> information.
> At the same time this raises again the question of whether the SOD
> will change from one year to the other. I think this is not needed,
> even though the current year may have been the reason to include it.
> An example is given by
> https://oeis.org/wiki/Template:Sequence_of_the_Day_for_November_6
> where the previous version was motivated by election day 2010.
> But I think this is not a reason which necessarily obliged you to
> re-write a new SOD for that day (in particular given the fact that
> that many other days don't yet have a draft).
> For the same reason I think that the "intended for ..." should not
> necessarily specify the year (unless there is a good reason for this
> in a given case).
> At least unless we have a sequence for each day and/or enough active
> volunteers to be able to maintain that rhythm ...
> But then the question of a "permalink" to the given SOD should also be
> settled. (Unless everybody is against linking the OEIS entry to the
> SOD page on the wiki.)
> Maximilian
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