6259Re: [PrimeNumbers] E-bay, honesty and a prime stamp
- Apr 4 9:49 AMYou can find images of Urbana's "2^11213-1 is prime"
postmark and IBM's "2^19937-1 is prime" letterhead in Figure
72 on page 166 of _Mathematical Magic Show_, by Martin
Gardner, (c) 1977 by Martin Gardner, published by Alfred A.
Hope this helps,
That bloody top-poster Dan Morenus
Chris Caldwell wrote:
>-- Dan Morenus (dmorenus@...)
> Now that is an odd subject line eh?
> I've got a problem maybe one of you can help me with. I have one image on
> my pages which I do not have the rights to use, it is the image of a
> postage mark which says "2^11213-1 is prime"
> I would like a similar image which I can use on these pages, in articles,
> books... In fact, I also wonder if there are any originals laying around,
> I'd like to have an envelope with this stamp as well (to frame and put on
> my wall).
> Can any of you provide me with either the real thing, or a clean image
> that I can use (with appropriate acknowledgment of course)? I have
> limited funds to buy an envelop, but I would indeed bid on one if I saw it
> on e-bay!
> (Otherwise I'll ned to try to figure out what text I copied this from, and
> get permission from the publisher, or try to figure out who to ask at
> Illinois about getting an image of a postage mark they used 40 years ago)
> By the way--a Japanese group is translating a subset of my pages into a
> book of roughly 440 pages; they need the image, this prompted me to fix
> this old copyright permission problem... Luke Welsh also let me copy his
> old Mersenne site, and I have written a new Mersenne bio (he was
> amazing!), I hope to redo the /mersenne/ pages before too long and get
> Luke's stuff back up (permission problems purgatory!)
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