The second release of RcppFastFloat is now on CRAN. The package wraps fastfloat, another nice library by Daniel Lemire who showed in a recent arXiv paper that one can convert character representations of ‘numbers’ into floating point at rates at or exceeding one gigabyte per second.
Release notes follow.
Changes in version 0.0.2 (2021-02-13)
- New function
fast_float(Brendan in #1)
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