From: Gerhard Wesp (gwesp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-29 10:36:45
> So the unsigned_integer would have a static method
> void set_modulus( const integer & ).
I'd prefer not to have a program-global modulus. Remember that we're
also trying to put threading into TR2.
- Optional modulus argument to certain functions. This seems to be the
approach that Mathematica chooses.
- Maybe a reference to the modulus in the constructor.
[ Yes, I know that NTL uses the static modulus approach. Still, my gut
feeling tells me this is suboptimal. ]
BTW, it seems strange that modular arithmetic should restricted to
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