A contribution to GMP

Niels Möller nisse at lysator.liu.se
Thu Oct 24 09:36:24 CEST 2013

Torbjorn Granlund <tg at gmplib.org> writes:

> We might want to re-phrase it somewhat, perhaps just "consider" ->
> "seriously consider", or even "New projects should use mpfr since mpf is
> slower, less complete, and not actively developed".

I guess in theory, mpf could be slightly faster than mpfr since mpf
doesn't make any effort to have precisely defined rounding. But if it
isn't faster in practice, and doesn't have any other advantages over
mpfr, it would make sense to clearly deprecate all use of mpf.


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