[seqfan] Re: Is there a limit on number of terms that a b-file can contain?
njasloane at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 21:59:54 CET 2017
A000720 was left in rather a mess, but I have cleaned up the b-file
and the a-file now.
Neil J. A. Sloane, President, OEIS Foundation.
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On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 2:11 PM, Alonso Del Arte
<alonso.delarte at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although it's not really a concern for A000720, it should also be noted
> that we have this guideline (almost a rule) that each line of a B-file
> should have less than 1000 characters. You might be able to upload such a
> file, but end users might experience glitches.
> Here's a lot more information about B-files: http://oeis.org/wiki/B-file
> On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 2:32 AM, Neil Sloane <njasloane at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Phone: 732 828 6098; home page: http://NeilSloane.com
>> Email: njasloane at gmail.com
>> 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
>> > 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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