From: Ed Brey (brey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-04-25 12:19:17
From: "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
> > I feel your pain; I'd like to have the simpler interface, too. The
> > problem I see is that it is not possible for an implementer to
> > single best implementation for all users of the platform. Some
> > will want constant folding and some will want binary (i.e.
> > precision.
> In the same application?
Good question. I'm not really qualified to answer it, but if I would
pretend for a second that I am, I'd say that it doesn't seem too far
fetched to have an application that would generally want the
speed/convenience of constant folding, with a couple of algorithms here
and there that need maximum accuracy and are willing to pay the
Pretenses aside, I'll happily defer to the wisdom of those with more
experience in this domain than me.
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