[m-dev.] for review: big ints

Thomas Charles CONWAY conway at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Fri Apr 3 20:29:31 AEST 1998

Bert Thompson, you write:
> Gday peoples,
> Could someone please review this addition to the library.
> Thanks,
> Bert
> P.S. The answer to your first question is "because it was there".
> --------------------

I wrote an equivalent module quite some time ago, but I never
included it because multiplication was O(N^2) (as yours is).
For it to be useful, it really needs the O(NlogN) version which
is considerably harder to implement.

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