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Copyright 2009--2011 Mark Dickinson

The bigfloat package is a Python package providing arbitrary-precision
correctly-rounded floating-point arithmetic.  It's implemented as a wrapper
around the MPFR library (

The bigfloat package is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version.

The bigfloat package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU Lesser General Public License
for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
along with the bigfloat package.  If not, see <>.

For installation instructions, please see the separate INSTALL file.

Feedback is welcome!  Please contact Mark Dickinson at with suggestions, complaints, bug reports, etc.