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From: Patrick Alken <alken@colorado.edu>
To: <gsl-discuss@sourceware.org>
Subject: Re: Multiprecision arithmetic
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <565489A1.10604@colorado.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BLUPR16MB0196C8B54FECCB5A91C42236C9060@BLUPR16MB0196.namprd16.prod.outlook.com>

Yes for now I think it would add too much complexity to GSL, so we 
prefer to use double precision.

Thanks for your work on the recent bugs - I haven't had a chance to look 
at the patches but I'm hoping to get to this soon.

Patrick

On 11/24/2015 07:18 AM, Bill Maier wrote:
> I notice than in the write-up for bug #45746 it is suggested that multiprecision
> arithmetic be used in a portion of the calculation to produce a more precise
> result. Is this something that would be considered in GSL? I did a search
> through the code for mpfr or gmp and did not find either. In fact I couldn't find
> any code where multiprecision arithmetic is currently being used. Is it GSL
> policy to keep all internal calculations in double precision?
>
> -Bill Maier

      reply	other threads:[~2015-11-24 16:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-11-24 14:18 Bill Maier
2015-11-24 16:00 ` Patrick Alken [this message]

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