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Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2020-02-05, 19:00
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Posted By gjhiggins
The project web site is now rendering Seth...

The project web site is now rendering Seth Troisi's contribution of a list of primes/gap with no known smaller prime having a larger gap.

It contains the 80 known entries (up to 1550) then 220...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2020-02-05, 18:56
Replies: 192
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Posted By gjhiggins
I've now completed this task. There is a...

I've now completed this task.

There is a small cluster of "how-to" docs on the project Github Pages web site, segregated into their own section: https://primegap-list-project.github.io/project/....
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-31, 16:39
Replies: 192
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Posted By gjhiggins
Apologies, I intended to include a couple of...

Apologies, I intended to include a couple of pointers to documentation of creating a repository on GitHub: https://www.wikihow.com/Clone-a-Repository-on-Github and...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-10, 23:06
Replies: 192
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Posted By gjhiggins
Maintaining the list as a file of SQL statements...

Maintaining the list as a file of SQL statements does bring more accessibility.

You can download the latest list here:
...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-10, 19:33
Replies: 170
Views: 16,190
Posted By gjhiggins
Added to the primegap-list-project repositories,...

Added to the primegap-list-project repositories, authorship retained:

https://github.com/primegap-list-project/gap/commits/master

Cheers

Graham
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-09, 22:17
Replies: 192
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Posted By gjhiggins
Oh, one thing I forgot to mention. There is a...

Oh, one thing I forgot to mention. There is a "lightweight" means of submitting - at a cost to project maintainers, if they are amenable - by using Github issues (illustrated guide...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-09, 22:08
Replies: 192
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Posted By gjhiggins
continuation of the list of known first occurrence prime gaps

Hi all,

I've boiled the update process down to a minimum. Assuming you have a fork of the project repos (illustrated guide in Appendix A:...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-09, 21:48
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
The feasibility isn’t obvious at this stage. I’m...

The feasibility isn’t obvious at this stage. I’m acutely aware of the load on members imposed by migrating to Open Source tech (Git repos, Github, SQLite3 and relational tables) and I’m keen to limit...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-04, 15:31
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
Tom already devised such a scheme, he varied the...

Tom already devised such a scheme, he varied the 8-character discoverer field as required and added a corresponding abbreviation key in the credits table. MJansen is a good example of exactly what...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-04, 14:54
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
how-to on checking candidate prime gap records/bettered merits

I created a draft post with a step-by-step illustration of how to check candidate new merits / gaps:...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-12-03, 20:57
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
last-published allgaps.dat

Good point. The last capture by archive.org was 21st May 2019 (https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.trnicely.net/gaps/allgaps.dat)


So archive.org doesn't have a capture of Tom Nicely’s...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-29, 12:55
Replies: 192
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Posted By gjhiggins
more progress

That's useful to know. I'm working on a web page which will accept a block of pasted CSV, run the checks (see below) and output the appropriate SQL statements for copying locally.


Better to be...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-29, 01:46
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
Can't do that I'm afraid. The fact that it's a...

Can't do that I'm afraid. The fact that it's a (free) static website means that there's no active processing other than javascript in the browser, so there's no means of evaluating the expression in...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-28, 02:48
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
curating allgaps.dat

Understood. There's a lot to be taken in.

I've made an attempt to expound the rationale and the approach:

https://gjhiggins.github.io/project/2019/11/26/notes-on-converting-allgaps-dat/
...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-25, 23:53
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
merits.txt

It's really just a "serving suggestion", the main focus is the lists and they don't need any immediate further maintenance, they'll get updated automagically when the database is updated.

The rest...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-23, 12:17
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
interim progress

I've created a first-cut implementation of a repository-driven (maintained separately from the SQL INSERT gap list repository) web site that publishes prime gap list resources. It's not an ideal...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-17, 12:59
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
interim progress

Hi all,

Thanks for the suggestions, they were most useful.

This is an interim report, just to let you know that I've made some progress. I've tentatively opened a github project to act as a...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-09, 16:54
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
If you'll forgive my ignorance - in the context...

If you'll forgive my ignorance - in the context of maintaining the records, typically how large is "very large" and how long is "quite a long time"? (AIUI, the upper reaches are computationally quite...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2019-11-09, 01:55
Replies: 192
Views: 22,287
Posted By gjhiggins
Prime gap records

Forum noob here. Can do this.

The checking source code provided by Dr. Nicely is still available. The cglp4 code is in http://trnicely.net/gaps/ and the supporting code (trn.zip and conio3.zip) is...
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