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Old 2005-04-20, 17:17   #91

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Default Silverman

May I ask:
With so many other established computational projects already available,
why do this one?
I accuse noone. However, I suspect that the answer is:
"Because this project is new, it is relatively easy to get results".
Let me quote John Kennedy:
"We choose to go to the moon and do the other thing... Not because they
are easy, but because they are hard."
There is little reward in using other people's software to do easy computations. Rewards come from succeeding at something that is hard.
The satisfaction one derives from solving a problem is commensurate with the
level of effort.
I would appreciate if you respectfully ask questions elsewhere. (buzz off)
This project has been around for awhile, and now has a new spin on the fundamental property that started it.