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From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-26 09:23:09

----Original Message----
From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Maarten Kronenburg
Sent: 26 May 2006 13:09 To: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [boost] Infinite precision integer draft

> const integer get_sub( const integer &, const integer & ) const;
> By the way here no size_type is used, because
> size_type suffices for the range of bytes,
> but not for the range of bits, which is a factor
> 8 larger.

Is that worth worrying about? Even on 32-bit operating systems, a 4
gigabit integer is pretty big.

Martin Bonner
Pi Technology, Milton Hall, Ely Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB4 6WZ,
ENGLAND Tel: +44 (0)1223 203894

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