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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-18 19:03:59

Bronek Kozicki wrote:
> Maarten Kronenburg wrote:
>> Currently I'm working for LWG on a spec
>> for tr2 for an infinite precision integer, which is
>> almost finished.
> I hope it's not too late for implementation suggestion - I'm familiar with
> similar attempt [1] and what threw me away was aggressive use of heap. Is it
> possible to employ technique similar to "small string optimization", that is
> when number of bytes stored is below some treshold (presumably set in
> preprocessor), it will not be allocated from heap, but instead employ some
> fixed buffer inside the number object itself?

Which brings up, again, the issue of control over how such an infinite
integer class interacts with memory

Maarten, do you plan on addressing such issues in your updated proposal?

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