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From: Richard Peters (R.A.Peters_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-07 08:46:06

Would a class representing integers of unlimited length be usefull? I was wondering
why I haven't seen it yet in boost. As far as I can see, a class that acts like an
int but that has no limits other than available memory shouldn't be very hard to

Richard Peters

----- Original Message -----
From: "Toon Knapen" <toon.knapen_at_[hidden]>

> On Wednesday 06 March 2002 21:05, you wrote:
> > 2A) math
> > 2B) math/common factor
> > 2C) math/special functions
> > 2D) rational
> > 2E) random
> > as one math library
> >
> > Why? The Boost math library (comprised of all of these portions)
> > extends the vision of the existing math portions of C++98's standard
> > libraries, forming a comprehensive treatment of more & more
> > broadly-useful math topics.
> There definitly should be a matrix library as well. But as neither ublas or
> MTL3 are ready for prime time, I really hope we'll be able to propose a
> matrix lib the meeting after this one. Such a matrix library is really really
> necessary for all numerics work. Once this is in the C++ standard, I see no
> reason for scientists to stick with Fortran.

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