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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review Request] Multiprecision Arithmetic Library
From: Christof Donat (cd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-03 15:20:47


> > Just a crazy idea ... what about if the exponent is a big integer as
> > well? And the mantissa ... guess you can go all crazy, hope this is
> > supported by the library!
> My main point against this idea would be that this might drop performance a
> lot.

I think, that with speicalization that should at least be possible have
special, high performance implementations for e.g. int32 and int64 as
exponent. With the type of the exponent as a template parameter that sould
work well.


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