Richard Pinch (email@example.com) wrote: : In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, : email@example.com (VeLaGaMist) writes: : |> In anycase, it has been proved that there is indeed an integral : |> polynomial that gives primes whenever it takes positive values. : |> : |> I do not have an idea of the explicit form of the polynomial. Could : |> anyone enlighten me on this?
: (the layout may help show why it is not of much practical use!).
There is one more reason it is not very practical: Most of the time, the formula just give you the primes 2 and 3! (Please don't flame me if this is wrong. I haven't tested it myself, but think I remember having read it somewhere).