From: Jason House (jhouse_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-04-23 16:46:48
Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> Being one of the persons who raised the accuracy issue, I think I have
> to say why.
> The proposed mathematical functions are not there just for selling
> compilers. They are there to serve *practical* purposes. If there is
> no accuracy guarantee, they don't worth to have -- they are already so
> specialized. LIA has already set framework for those things. Any
> serious proposal to include such specialized functions need to pay
> attention to those things.
> -- Gaby
Well, *practical* can mean a number of things to different people.
Maybe performance constraints should be template parameters with default
values? One possibility being precision?
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