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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-08 13:27:21

"Rob Stewart" <stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> From: Joel Eidsath <jeidsath_at_[hidden]>
>> Andy Little wrote:
>> >How about APF standing for abitrary precision float?
>> >
>> Sounds pretty good. I'll either use that or "abfloat" to go along with
>> integer.
> I hope you meant "apfloat" at least. Nevertheless, such an
> abbreviation is not Boost style, so I'd suggest
> "arbitrary_precision_float." Users can always typedef it to
> something shorter.

(The downside is that you can get very long error messages. 'typedefs' dont help

The library will need its own namespace anyway. Why not ( in boost namespace)

apm::float_<> ;

where apm stands for arbitrary-precision math.

Andy Little

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