Re: Tawdry housekeeping in the files area
- I have created a
I have moved GMP-ECM\* into factoring programs.
I have move CPAPSieve\* into factoring programs.
I have copied GFNSieve21.zip into Factoring Programs. Yves, please
change your link to this program, and email me, and I will remove the
I have moved Cert_Val_v194.zip into ProvingPrograms. I believe
this is linked at the primes pages, and needs to be changed there.
I tried updating the page myself, but failed. This might also be
linked into Marcel's web site.
--- In primenumbers@y..., Phil Carmody <fatphil@a...> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I've noticed that the top level directory was in a bit of a state,
so have created a few coherent subdirectories to put stuff under. I'd
like to do a bit more, but don't want to break links that people
> Here's what I've done:
> - Created a 'Posters & Abstracts' folder.
> This is the best place for short pithy discoveries, just a few
pages long. The Smarandache expressions fit best here, for example.
> - Created a 'Factors' folder
> I've put all the Harvey Dubner-related 10^n+/-1 factors here.
However, it's the place for all equally coherent tables like that,
should ayone come up with any in the future.
> - Renamed the 'code' folder (with description 'code') to be a bit
> Here's what I've not done:
> - Created a 'sieving programs' folder
> (thinking Jim's GFNS and CPAP)
> - Created a 'factoring programs' folder
> (thinking Jud's two and GMP-ECM)
> - Created a 'primality proving' folder
> (thinking Cert-Val)
> - Created a 'Tables of Primes' folder
> (thinking ABNC, Cunningham)
> - Deleted anything. (Although I in horror thought I'd accidentally
deleted a dozen files, when I was merely in the wrong folder!)
> (There's certainly a 'words', 'numbers', 'programs' trichotomy
appearing, but there's certainly no point in splitting a coherent
trio of the above.)
> Any thoughts and feelings about whether these are sensible moves
(although moving 15 files out of the top level directory ceratinly
makes it look clean and tidy again) are welcome.
> Probably off-list for anything non-contraversial (to the hostname
altavista.com, username fatphil please), but if there's anything
which you think will require lengthy discussion and debate, and duels
at dawn, then on-list is fine.
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