Subject: [boost] questions about boost multiprecision
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-21 22:44:29
I'm looking more carefully at Boost Multiprecision than I have in the
past and have a couple of questions:
It's not clear to me how errors are handled. For example, what happens
in a divide by zero? Or what happens when a result overflows. I'm aware
that this will likely vary depending on whether the arguments are
arbitrary precision made a runtime or a precision fixed at compile time.
In any case, looking through the manual I can't find this information.
Of course this package is so ambitious, that it's possible that I've
missed it but in that case a pointer would be appreciated.
Spending some time on this makes me appreciate what an incredibly
ambitious accomplishment this is. It's really unbelievable. I would be
curious how frequently various parts of the package are used.
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