LO Calc - Question About Solver Engines

Steve Fanning stevemfanning at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jun 27 14:32:13 UTC 2019

Hi Kohei,

Many thanks for your prompt reply and the helpful link.


Steve Fanning

------ Original Message ------
From: "Kohei Yoshida" <libreoffice at kohei.us>
To: "Steve Fanning" <stevemfanning at yahoo.co.uk>; 
libreoffice at lists.freedesktop.org
Sent: 27/06/2019 12:58:10
Subject: Re: LO Calc - Question About Solver Engines

>Hi Steve,
>>  On June 26, 2019 at 5:02 PM Steve Fanning <stevemfanning at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>  Is it possible for a developer with appropriate knowledge to provide me with some indication of why a user might want to use one engine in preference to the other? Are there circumstances in which one is likely to perform better than the other?
>I for one did not do any sort of fair comparisons, but I found the following paper which may help:
>You can skip to the conclusions on page 33 to get the summary of their comparisons.  CLP == CoinMP as far as I can tell.
>Kohei Yoshida, LibreOffice Calc volunteer hacker

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