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Subject: Re: [boost] accurate sum accumulator (kahan)
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-26 11:20:16

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of David Abrahams
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 3:10 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] accurate sum accumulator (kahan)
> At Mon, 26 Jul 2010 14:59:29 +0100,
> Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> > PS As for naming, I'd vote for sum and accurate_sum (to keep backward compatibility).
> It's possible I'm completely off the mark here, but I think maybe we
> want sum and quick_sum.

This would be ideal - but doesn't accumulator already use 'sum' so it would change behaviour of existing programs?


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