32 bit or 64 bit?

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Sun Jun 15 18:43:26 CEST 2008


ram.rachum at gmail.com wrote:

> On Jun 15, 6:58 pm, Christian Meesters <meest... at uni-mainz.de> wrote:
>> > I do need speed. Is there an option?
>>
>> Mind telling us what you *actually* want to achieve? (What do you want to
>> calculate?)
>>
>> Christian
> 
> Physical simulations of objects with near-lightspeed velocity.

How did you determine that standard python floats are not good enough? 
Everything beyond that is unlikely to be supported by the hardware and will
therefore introduce a speed penalty.

Did you try gmpy?

Peter



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