MPFR version info

Patrick Pelissier Patrick.Pelissier at
Mon Jul 12 16:51:22 CEST 2004

> Why is it a function, and not a (read-only) variable as in
> GMP?

 It is a function since a function is more flexible than a constant 
variable (it may be computed at linking/running time, or add
additionnal information).

 By the way, why gmp_version is a variable rather than a function?

  Patrick Pelissier


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