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  • by Alias (5735) on 2007.07.01 22:26 (#55871) Homepage Journal
    Just goes to show though, when it's an Open Problem, the best way to solve the problem is commercially.

    i.e. It still sucks, but because nobody could maintain the energy to do an Open Source solution, the commercial version lives on, while any Open Source attempt dies :)

    Of course, it will still suck...
    • What's really weird is that Soulver uses bc behind the scenes to do its math. I don't really know why. Possibly for high precision, or to take care of variables. It seems like a weird decision, but maybe there's a good reason. This makes me think that this works by applying a series of naive transformations to every line to convert it to bc.