Re: [PrimeNumbers] Update
- At 12:39 AM 2/5/01 +0100, znz@... wrote:
>I'd like to see a definition for 'ordinary prime'.
>The largest known ordinary prime is 4^7057-3 (4249 digits), proved
I can guess from having been on this list that it's ordinary in
that it take a general-number-primality-proving algorithm to prove
it rather than an algorithm that only works for special forms but is
>prime by Preda Mihailescu in March 1999 using cyclotomy primality-----
This post (except quoted portions) Copyright 2001, Ben Bradley.
- Marcel Martin wrote:
> The largest known ordinary prime is 4^7057-3 (4249 digits), provedBy me, it is *far* from ordinary. Chris Nash and Preda
> prime by Preda Mihailescu in March 1999 using cyclotomy primality
sweated blood to get this within 6% of BLS before