[seqfan] Re: Number Names

Robert G. Wilson v rgwv at rgwv.com
Fri Mar 13 17:30:25 CET 2015


Dear Bob,

	I uploaded a new 'corrected' file and NJAS has approved it yesterday.

Bob.

-----Original Message-----
From: SeqFan [mailto:seqfan-bounces at list.seqfan.eu] On Behalf Of Bob Selcoe
Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2015 10:50 AM
To: Sequence Fanatics Discussion list
Subject: [seqfan] Re: Number Names

Hi Seqfans,

It looks like Hans is right.  Seems like a very strange error.  Hopefully it won't take too long to correct.

Hans and I had previously been discussing off-list if there are generally accepted rules or standards for applying English number names in games or 
sequences.   If so, they ought to be published in OEIS.

For example, is "one thousand one hundred" preferred over "eleven hundred"?? 
Best to eliminate spaces and/or hyphens?  Are these acceptable if specified a priori??

Cheers,
Bob Selcoe


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From: "Neil Sloane" <njasloane at gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2015 9:17 AM
To: "Sequence Fanatics Discussion list" <seqfan at list.seqfan.eu>
Subject: [seqfan] Re: Number Names

> 10000 errors! If that is true then we need a new b-file.
>
> The existing b-file is cited in 23 other sequences, some with their 
> own b-files, so these will all need checking.
>
> 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, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM, Hans Havermann 
> <gladhobo at teksavvy.com>
> wrote:
>
>> > This contains, I think, 10000 errors; specifically for the numbers
>> 84000-87999 and 94000-999999, by introducing an extraneous 't' at 
>> letter-position 7.
>>
>> 94000-999999 should be 94000-99999 of course.
>>
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