20051101, 16:44  #1 
Sep 2004
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Shortterm goal
I was wondering about the shortterm goal of this project. Take all numbers up to 71 bits?
I think I'm going to do that. Thoughts? Carlos 
20051101, 17:29  #2  
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"Luigi"
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Anyway, from the Elevensmooth project page: Code:
Level 8 will be eight candidates trial factored to 74 bits. Level 7 was seven candidates trial factored to 73 bits. Level 6 was six candidates trial factored to 72 bits. There will be nine steps from Level 7 to Level 8: getting an eighth candidate to 73 bits and getting each candidate to 74 bits. Having most candidates levelled at 71 bits would be a valid subgoal, as there is less work to do. Luigi 

20051101, 17:39  #3 
Sep 2004
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Luigi,
I found that I can take a number up to 71 bits in less than 24 hours. So looking at your idle exponents stats page you have 48 numbers left to take up to 71 bits. If I bring more power to the project I can achieve this goal in less than 48 days or until the end of the year. Carlos 
20051101, 19:48  #4  
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20051104, 23:38  #5 
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When I look at stats I only see more two members running OBD and both started on 20051030. The rest of the reserved numbers are stopped since 2004 and 200504, so I suppose this is a dead project. Anyone would like to comment? Am I wasting my time with this project.
Carlos Last fiddled with by em99010pepe on 20051104 at 23:39 
20051105, 12:58  #6  
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I'm trying to clear up the reserved exponents for more than 1 year. Easier exponents have been checked before, and maybe we'll release a new batch starting at 60 bits as soon as most of the old ones will reach 70 bits. Luigi 

20051105, 13:28  #7 
Sep 2004
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Thanks for your post. Just found a factor on M3321932819. Please see the Checkout Thread.
Carlos Last fiddled with by em99010pepe on 20051105 at 13:28 
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20051126, 22:53  #9 
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I'm stopping for a while.
Carlos 
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