### Posted to tcl by Cecil Westerhof at Sun Jun 16 11:13:46 GMT 2019view pretty

#!/usr/bin/env tclsh # For variable names longer as 3 charachters I use braces. # For example I use: $i, $fd, $arg and ${type} proc doCalculate {start {end ""}} { if {$end == ""} { set end ${start} } set factorial 1 set n 1 set power [set base ${start}] giveMsg "Start loop." while {True} { if {${factorial} > ${power}} { giveMsg "${base} -> $n" incr base if {${base} > $end} { break } set power [expr {${base} ** $n}] } incr n set power [expr {${power} * ${base}}] set factorial [expr {${factorial} * $n}] } } proc giveMsg {msg} { puts "[clock format [clock seconds] -format %H:%M:%S]: $msg" } switch ${argc} { 1 - 2 { doCalculate {*}${argv} } default { puts "Usage: [file tail ${::argv0}] start ?end?" exit 1 } }

## Comments

## Posted by CecilWesterhof at Sun Jun 16 11:17:46 GMT 2019 [text] [code]

This is my take on calculating the values for: a(n) = smallest m>0 such that n^m < m! Later I want to implement the log algoritm as suggested by kbk.