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Re: New Woodall Record

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  • Jean PennĂ©
    Congratulations, Mark! I was very pleased to learn about your success while going back. I think that your efficient presieving is very important while
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 17, 2005
      Congratulations, Mark!

      I was very pleased to learn about your success while going back.
      I think that your efficient presieving is very important while
      searching for such rare primes!

      Best Regards,
      Jean

      --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Rodenkirch" <mgrogue@w...>
      wrote:
      > I am pleased to annouce that I found the largest known Woodall prime.
      >
      > 1195203*2^1195203-1 is 359799 digits long
      >
      > It was found using my MultiSieve program for sieving and Jean Penne's
      > LLR for the primality test. Once verified it should be #63 in Chris
      > Caldwell's list.
      >
      > --Mark
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