[Maxima] "Simpler" bigfloat and complex bigfloat arithmetic
willisb at unk.edu
Fri Jan 2 15:15:37 CST 2009
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>I think a long time ago, I talked with Barton about this, and have now
>finally gotten a round to implementing it.
>I've written a set of CLOS classes to make working with bigfloat and
>complex bigfloat numbers easier. It's a new package "NUMERIC" where the
>standard Lisp operations have been shadowed to work with a new bigfloat
>and complex-bigfloat numbers.
Great -- my version didn't use CLOS; I just had functions, such as fp+,
did complex float / bigfloat addition. I think I'll have a use for NUMERIC.
suggest starting a /contrib/numeric folder; eventually, I might have some
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