|Bill Allombert on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:48 +0100|
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|Re: New gp function fold()|
On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 03:08:26PM -0500, Charles Greathouse wrote: > We might consider a function (or flag) that folds by binary splitting. For > example, this could be used to keep subproducts small: Binary splitting is not necessarily useful for all associative operations. This is mostly useful for multiplication, and factorback() and lcm() already handles this case. Do you have other examples ? But as you say, the issue is that it would be awkward to document for non-associative operations. Cheers, Bill.