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Originally Posted by Uncwilly
There is no need to teach the original poster. No one misunderstood the original question.

The issue is NOT whether anyone misunderstood. The *intent* of the
question was totally clear.
That does NOT preclude my trying to teach people to be more precise
in their mathematical phrasing.
And by the way... There are other prime searching projects discussed
in this forum... Not all primes discussed herein are Mersenne primes.