[seqfan] Re: "more" keyword

Neil Sloane njasloane at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 08:53:36 CET 2015


Reinhard's suggest to add a comment saying

Needs a longer b-file

to a sequence that needs a longer b-file is a very good idea.

Best regards
Neil

Neil J. A. Sloane, President, OEIS Foundation.
11 South Adelaide Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904, USA.
Also Visiting Scientist, Math. Dept., Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.
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On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 2:46 AM, Reinhard Zumkeller <
reinhard.zumkeller at gmail.com> wrote:

> correspondingly: "needs a longer b-file", "longer b-file would be welcome"
>  ?
>
> Best regards
> Reinhard
>
> 2015-12-18 4:14 GMT+01:00 Neil Sloane <njasloane at gmail.com>:
>
> > well, no.  "more" officially means we need more terms to fill out three
> > punched cards
> >
> > we really need a new keyword "bmore" (or "bore" if
> > we want a 4-letter word)
> >
> > but we aren't adding new keywords these days.
> >
> > I suggest a simple comment line: "Needs a b-file"
> >
> > This is something I've thought of myself many times
> >
> > If we always use the same wording "Needs a b-file" then after a while
> > folks will be able to do a search for it when they want to help
> >
> > Best regards
> > Neil
> >
> > Neil J. A. Sloane, President, OEIS Foundation.
> > 11 South Adelaide Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904, USA.
> > Also Visiting Scientist, Math. Dept., Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.
> > Phone: 732 828 6098; home page: http://NeilSloane.com
> > Email: njasloane at gmail.com
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 8:28 PM, Frank Adams-Watters <
> > franktaw at netscape.net>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Is it legitimate to use the "more" keyword when there are sufficient
> > terms
> > > in the entry, but more terms are wanted for a b-file?
> > >
> > > Franklin T. Adams-Watters
> > >
> > >
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