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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-04 02:41:35

"Lucas Galfaso" <lgalfaso_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> "Joel Eidsath" <jeidsath_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>>Do not agree. You should have ease of use _and_ efficiency. Modern C++
>>>techniques allow for this.
>> I was trying to give myself wiggle room, but I pretty much agree with
>> you. I don't expect anything as fast as GMP, but I imagine that a plain
>> C++ library could still do very well.
> Agree, I do not want to compete with GMP on performance, but, without
> sacrificing ease of use, have the best performance that a fully conformant
> C++ implementation allows.

IMO, if you don't want to compete with GMP, you should at least allow
the library to be built as a wrapper over GMP.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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