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Author terry.reedy
Recipients akira,, gladman, mark.dickinson, mrabarnett, scoder, steven.daprano, terry.reedy, vstinner, wolma
Date 2014-09-25.17:43:49
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I strongly agree with Mark's revised plan:
1. add a fast C-coded math.gcd returning the actual greatest (in normal ordered int sense) common divisor;
2. use this for reduction of fractions in the fractions module to speed up operations on fractions.
3. revised fractions.gcd docstring "Return signed version of math.gcd.  ..."
I think this would be double win (users get fast, 'proper' gcd; fractions work faster too).
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