[seqfan] Re: Sequences cross-referencing themselves

Neil Sloane njasloane at gmail.com
Sat May 6 01:21:10 CEST 2017

Self-referencing often occurs when there is a cross-reference
line that mentions a set of 6 sequences, say.  It is easier
to add the same line to all six sequences than to tailor each line to
each sequence.
In fact I think it is preferable to see all six sequences in a clump.

Best regards

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On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM, Sean A. Irvine <sairvin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I occasionally come across sequences where the crossrefs refer to the
> sequence itself (e.g. A006534).  Most of the time I find such
> self-references annoying, although I guess a case can be made when the
> sequence fits into a sequence of sequences.  Is there a policy on this?
> Sean.
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