GCD in standard library?

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Thu Mar 13 16:22:57 CET 2003


    >> Tim Peters wrote:
    >> 
    >> For what it's worth, I'm all in favour of an enormous standard
    >> library provided that
    >> 
    >> - it's really well designed
    >> - it's efficiently, portably and robustly implemented
    >> - all of it is actively maintained and can be relied on remaining so
    >>   for a good while

    ALF> Absolutely.  GCD, for example, might be easy to code, but where's
    ALF> the harm in creating a fast, industrial-strength version and
    ALF> putting it in a library?

Ask Tim about the cmath module. <no winks>

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