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Subject: Re: [boost] floating point FUD
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-25 04:49:33

>This by the way was the very motivation behind Boost.interval library. And
>it's used to guarantee
>consistent floating-point driven logic (with overlapping intervals
>triggering exact computation) with
>the cost (in most cases) of floating point additions (well, a bit more, for
>the interval bounds, and a
>bit more yet for changing the rounding mode).

Absolutely, and I would love to get Boost.Interval and Boost.Math to work
well together, I put quite a bit of effort into making that happen actually,
but my patches (and not to mention bug reports) for Boost.Interval went
unattended to, so I basically gave up...


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