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From: Fernando Cacciola (fcacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-22 09:15:13

----- Original Message -----
From: Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2001 8:25 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Unlimited integer

> From: <helmut.zeisel_at_[hidden]>
> > Would a C++ wrapper for GMP be a useful contribution to boost?
> One possible approach is to provide a C++ _interface_ that is not
> on the wrapped library, if any, and a reference implementation that may
> GMP as a backend.
This is certainly a very good thing and is actually Helmut intentions, as he

We could restrict to a very fundamental interface which would make sense for
any reasonable implementation;
 however, this may left out specific functionaly provided by the kernel.
Anyway, it is better than nothing.

Ideally, the user should be able to plug-in his favorite kernel which just a
small config header tune up.

Fernando Cacciola
Sierra s.r.l.

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