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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: [math] Prime Numbers Library.
Date Sat, 11 Mar 2006 23:51:49 GMT

"Phil Steitz" <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:8a81b4af0603111508o32d77fdfg5fa5a86cb31b5136@mail.gmail.com...
On 3/11/06, Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org> wrote:
>> I would fear of a library providing such functionality be enormous...
>> any modularity in commons-math planned ?
>>
>
>Good question, which comes up over and over again in [math].  That's
>why I suggested that we focus on primality testing, which is something
>with practical applications and that could define a more narrow scope.
> I don't see any harm in experimenting a little in this area.  Could
>be I am wrong though and this will lead us off into a large amount of
>code.  I am not a number theorist and have only passing familiarity
>with the algorithms for primality testing.  WDYT?
>

Actually, I am a number theorist (by training, not my day-job :).  I'm 
interested enough that I could review submissions in this area.  Of course, 
I have karma to commit them as well, but I don't like to step on toes for 
projects that I haven't really been active in ;-).


>When you say "modularity" do you mean splitting up the jar artifacts
>produced?  I thnk we have talked about that before and could be it
>will make sense eventually to do this.  Do you think the 1.1 jar is
>too big?
>
>Phil 




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