From: Matthew Hurd (matt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-21 23:40:48
Well if the compiler can't do it, perhaps the library can do it generatively
with an expression template technique?
boost::magic_double & boost::magic_long_double, any one?
Yikes, perhaps the teeny nut can be cracked by a space based laser carefully
focused by a team of hundreds...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Maxim Shemanarev" <mcseem_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2002 1:30 PM
Subject: [boost] Re: A pure C/C++ question
> > If the committee is seriously considering ways to handle stuff, how
> > dealing with the two results returned by almost every integer divide
> > instruction... quotient and remainder.
> Right. That's another thing. But in this case if you write x=a/b; y=a%b; a
> compiler at least *can try* to optimize this. In case of x*a/b it cannot
> because it's not allowed to! The question is really not a technical one.
> really don't have a choice even if we were the ANSI committee.
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