[seqfan] Re: Is there a limit on number of terms that a b-file can contain?

Neil Sloane njasloane at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 08:32:13 CET 2017

A million terms is too many for a b-file.

For a file that big you should upload an "a-file".  The same format,
but call it a000720.txt (say)

There is also a limit on how large a file you can upload. 2 or 3 megs, IIRC

Bureaucrats like myself can upload larger files
Best regards

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 Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 1:02 AM, Gaurav Verma <gvermaiitk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear SeqFans,
> I am a new member and I just made my first contribution to A000720 by
> uploading a new b -file.  The python program that I wrote to generate the
> b-file generated a .txt file with 1,000,000 entries but when I added it to
> the sequence, the MIN...,MAX was automatically updated to 1...823852. My
> .txt file still contains terms 1 through 1,000,000 but the one that I
> submitted (by uploading on the OEIS server), somehow has only 823,852
> terms. Is this an expected behaviour?
> Thanks,
> Gaurav Verma
> Undergraduate Student
> Department of Electrical Engineering
> Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)
> Uttar Pradesh, India
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