|Bill Allombert on Sat, 01 Feb 2014 20:57:49 +0100|
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On Sat, Feb 01, 2014 at 05:09:54PM +0000, Peter Bruin wrote: > Hello, > > While experimenting with some more linear algebra over finite fields, I > noticed that the bb_field structure did not have subtraction and > division. Of course they can be emulated using the other functions, but > it would still nice to have them, if only for completeness. But then the price is paid by whoever need to provide a new bb_field instance. It was a design goal of the blackbox interface to require only a minimal set of methods to be provided. I am not in favor of adding methods before there are a practical use for them. Cheers, Bill.