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From: Gerhard Wesp (gwesp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-29 11:32:27

On Mon, May 29, 2006 at 05:15:59PM +0200, Carlo Wood wrote:
> One for the infinite group of integers, and a templated one
> (so basically, infinite number of types) for the finite groups.

This has limited usefulness. The more common applications of finite
groups (crypto...) require moduli
- well beyond of what's possible as a numeric template parameter and
- determined at runtime.

> and 'unsigned_integer' for the finite group (with a static
> method to set the modulo). The only thing I disagree with

Aaah, so I got this wrong all the time. I thought Maarten's
unsigned_integer should be, well, an unsigned integer, without a
modulus involved. So it should represent Z_p? Maarten, can you


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For the rest I claim that raw pointers must be abolished.

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