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Re: Composite number function(2)

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  • djbroadhurst
    ... Post hoc, ergo propter hoc? ... Your nebulous algorithm was surpassed 2200 years ago: http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Eratosthenes.html
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 19, 2009
      --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com,
      Kermit Rose <kermit@...> wrote:

      > The easiest way to find a large integer in the table
      > is to factor the integer.

      Post hoc, ergo propter hoc?

      > However, if some other algorithm for locating a given number
      > in the table is developed, that algorithm would also be a
      > factoring algorithm.

      Your nebulous "algorithm" was surpassed 2200 years ago:
      http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Eratosthenes.html

      David
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