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Subject: Re: [boost] boost.math
From: gmane (mgoldshteyn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-28 10:03:24

"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> * You could use either NTL::RR or MPFR to obtain high precision
> arithmetic - Boost.Math contains wrappers for these that make them look
> "just like a built in type" plus the glue and traits classes required to
> work well with the rest of Boost.Math, but performance will be many many
> times slower than a native type. See
> HTH, John.

Correct me if I am wrong on this, but the use of NTL::RR or MPFR
automatically forces you to comply with the GPL, meaning that they are
practically worthless for commercial use.


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