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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc]Intrest - big integer library
From: Darren Garvey (darren.garvey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-15 08:38:52

Hi Kamil,

On 15 February 2010 09:45, Kamil Witecki <kamil.witecki_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'd like to propose new library for boost - a Big Integer library.
> Boost has plenty of applications build upon it and some of them has to
> use integers greater that those ensured by C++ standard. What is more
> some of them needs even Pythonlike "unbounded" integers. What I am
> proposing is library implementing cross-platform library supporting
> such integers working as standard arithmetic type.
> Is it a good proposal for GSoC project and who would you recommend as
> a possible mentor for such project?

A Big Integer proposal was started back in 2007. I'm not sure of the status
of the library or how far from being complete it is, but you may want to
take a look at it:


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