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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-24 21:22:26

At 03:04 PM 2/22/2005, Brandon Kohn wrote:
>I'm glad there is some interest. I've already begun implementing it (will
>testing it with GMP). I noticed (I think 3) implementations of
>classes in the yahoo group files section. None of them has ripened into a

>solid library so far? Or are they just not entirely compatible with

My guess is that no one wanted to put the time in to polish their
preliminary efforts enough to get ready for a review.

By the way, Michiel Salters has proposed a big integer class for the next
C++ standard library technical report. See

It isn't clear to me if his proposal represents actual existing practice,
or is just a strawman proposal.


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