Back in 1982, there were a number of attempts to pit the TI-59 against the HP-41. In the PCC Journal V9 N5 (Aug 1982), p 25 there was an article called "LOTS OF PIE" which included a program for calculating the digits of pi on the TI-59.

Another contest involved calendar printing and (I think) another the calculation of digits of e.

Both e and pi calculations were limited by available registers, because all digits of the number were retained. However, since both the TI-59 and (of course) the HP-41 have output devices, how about a new contest to calculate e or pi by printing the digits calculated on the printer as they are computed.

Any takers?

**vp