The variable-precision package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

Software floating point with type-tagged variable mantissa precision, implemented using a strict pair of Integer and Int scaled alike to decodeFloat.

Instances of the usual numeric type classes are provided, along with additional operators (with carefully chosen fixities) to coerce, adjust and reify precisions.

The intention with this library is to be relatively simple but still useful, refer to the documentation for caveats concerning accuracy and assorted ill-behaviour.

Usage with ghc(i)-7.0.4 might require -fcontext-stack=100.

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Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.3.1, 0.4
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Dependencies base (>=3 && <6), floatshow (==0.2.*), integer-gmp (>=0.4), type-level-natural-number (==1.*) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2012 Claude Heiland-Allen
Author Claude Heiland-Allen
Stability Unknown
Category Math
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Source repository head: git clone git://
this: git clone git:// v0.2)
Uploaded Sun May 13 07:01:27 UTC 2012 by ClaudeHeilandAllen
Distributions NixOS:0.4
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Readme for variable-precision

Readme for variable-precision-0.2

Users of ghc-7.0.4 might require -fcontext-stack=100
This flag can also be :set within ghci.