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Subject: Re: [boost] Is there interest in e_float:Multiple-precisionfloatand special functions?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-11 04:33:03

>For generic elementary transcendental functions, Icould either template
>them or utilize the virtual mechanism.
>I would prefer the templates. Do you have a preference?
>Perhaps we should leave the option open to target up to millions of digits
>in future versions of e_float.
>(I mean quite a bit later, after building a solid basis for e_float in
>boost in the first place.)
>See next paragraph.

They would have to be templates otherwise they're not generic ;-)

There are also some conceptual architypes in Boost.Math that can be used to
verify that they'll work with any type that fulfils those concept

Cheers, John.

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