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From Thomas Neidhart <thomas.neidh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] Refactored Precision
Date Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:37:08 GMT
On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 9:17 AM, Ole Ersoy <ole.ersoy@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Just a heads up for those of you interested or have nothing better to do
> at 2 am :).  I refactored the Precision class into classes PrecisionAssert
> and RoundDouble.
>
> https://github.com/firefly-numbers/firefly-numbers
>
> I created a new github organization for the package, since it deals less
> with math and more with number precision in general.  I also removed
> support for float.  It seems like most of the code in CM uses double, and
> if float is needed then it should be provided via it's own module.  I also
> replaced calls to FastMath with Math.  Most of the calls were for abs() and
> ulp()...functions that I would think would have similar performance
> regardless.
>
> Probably moving onto FastMath next.  I plan on only including functions
> that have a performance benefit, and delegating to Math for everything else.
>

Hi Ole,

what is the motivation for posting these questions on the math ML?
Do you intend to contribute some new functionality or propose changes back
to commons-math?

Or is this project intended to be a fork of commons-math?

Thomas

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