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Re: CVS commit: src/games/factor

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 11:03:42AM +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>> > Yes and it was quite interesting.
>> I don't like your single-handed decision, referring to wiz or kristaps
>> doesn't make honour to any of them (did Thomas present any arguments in
>> public at all?). Essentially, you're using force of first-hand attack to
>> resolve dispute in your favour.
> No, I am refering to those from the field of math. The "ask an expert"
> approach.

I have spent several years studying math and I say that this approach is wrong
both in mathematical and procedural sense. It is perfectly valid to count 0,
+1 and -1 as prime numbers and thus factor any finite ones, it just involves
a bit more math than it is taught in school.


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