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From: helmut.zeisel_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-06-21 23:17:55

--- In boost_at_y..., "Fernando Cacciola" <fcacciola_at_g...> wrote:

> There are at least two more C Libraries for numerical computations
along the
> lines of GMP:
> The LiDIA library:

LiDIA, including the point counting package, is free for
non-commercial pruposes. A license fee is NOT required for
non-commercial aplications.

> The PARI project:

As of Version 2.1.0, PARI/GP is now released under the GNU General
Public License.

> The CORE library ( is a C++ wrapper
> LiDIA, and is my personal choice (due to its interface design).

What License?

> In my opinion we have two alternatives, either write something from
> which is standard (portable) and boostified, but following closely
the above
> libraries; or we find a way to get some people porting some of these
> packages so they can be included in boost;

and to provide a suitable license!

> but can't tell which is harder.

I agree

Helmut Zeisel

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