about presicion

Andrew Durdin adurdin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 07:40:33 CEST 2004

On Wed, 1 Sep 2004 11:15:29 +0200, Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
> mensanator at aol.com <mensanator at aol.com> wrote:
>    ...
> I predict no need for tweaking.  I'm not sure what the support for the
> MS SDK compiler is currently -- maybe somebody with more current Windows
> knowledge can chime in?  It used to be that the free C compiler had no
> optimization, thus the resulting gmpy would be substantially slower, but
> I don't even know if that is still currently the case or not.

No: "Microsoft C/C++ Optimizing Compiler and Linker.  These are the
same compiler and linker that ship with Visual Studio .NET 2003

--from the (free-of-charge) Visual C++ Toolkit 2003 page at

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