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Mike Meyer mwm at
Sun Jun 5 02:49:24 CEST 2005

claird at (Cameron Laird) writes:

> In article <86wtphtm3f.fsf at>, Mike Meyer  <mwm at> wrote:
> 			.
>>If it isn't a homework assignment, and you're honestly in such, then
>>you should know there's been a lot of research in this area, because
>>primes are important in cryptographic applications. Once again, google
> 			.
> There's been a lot of research in this area because some minds
> burn to grasp the beauty of number theory, and can't stop think-
> ing of Number despite blindness, hunger, family, political 
> oppression, and the other frailties to which humans are prone.

Good point. Similar reasons seem to cause a lot of software to get

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
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