OT: spacing of code in Google Groups
mensanator at aol.com
mensanator at aol.com
Fri Dec 31 22:43:38 CET 2004
Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2004-12-31, mensanator at aol.com <mensanator at aol.com> wrote:
> > beliavsky at aol.com wrote:
> >> When I copy code from a source file into a Google Groups
> >> message, the indentation is messed up, making my Python code
> >> illegal and all my code ugly. Are there tricks to avoid this?
> >
> > Try putting a # at the start of every line. Everyone should
> > understand what you mean (and you can always tell them to remove
> > the #'s once they copy the listing).
> >
> > #import gmpy
> > #i = 7
> > #while i<100000:
>
> I always rather liked line numbers (a-la 'can -n'). That also
> makes discussion of the code easier:
>
> 1 import gmpy
> 2 i = 7
> 3 while i<100000:
> 4 # conjecture 1
> 5
> 6 if ((i % 3)>0) and ((i % 5)>0):
> 7 f = gmpy.fib(i)
> 8 ip = gmpy.is_prime(i)
> 9 fm = f % i
> 10 if (fm==(i-1)) and (ip==0):
> 11 print "fib %5d: %5d (mod %5d)" %
(i,fm,i),
> 12 print gmpy.is_prime(i)
> 13 i += 2
> 14
> 15 """
> 16 Conjecture #1: if i ends in 3 or 7 and fib(i) == i-1 (mod i)
> 17 then i is prime
> 18
> 19 run #1 print all fib(i) == i-1 (mod i) that are composite
> 20
> 21 fib 5777: 5776 (mod 5777) 0 <-- counter example
> 22 fib 10877: 10876 (mod 10877) 0 <-- counter example
> 23 fib 17261: 17260 (mod 17261) 0
> 24 fib 75077: 75076 (mod 75077) 0 <-- counter example
> 25 fib 80189: 80188 (mod 80189) 0
> 26 """
>
> Not sure what Google Groups does to it...
It wrapped lines 16 and 19. But "show original" restores it.
>
> --
> Grant Edwards grante Yow! Now I
understand the
> at meaning of "THE
MOD SQUAD"!
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