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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review Request] Multiprecision Arithmetic Library
From: Christopher Kormanyos (e_float_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-03 15:30:13

>> Is there any reason not to make the exponent type a template parameter so that

>> the user can chose arbittrarily instead of trying to anticipate future uses of
>> the library?

>Probably not actually a bad idea, or hard to do, other than upping testing times yet more....

Probably best, then, if the exponent has a known and fixed
compile-time width, resulting with a known maximum which
is mandatory for things such as
std::numeric_limits<my_type>::max_eponent10, etc.

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