History of MPFR and Past Events

27 September 2016
Version 3.1.5 is released.
23 and 24 May 2016
MPFR-MPC developers meeting in Toulouse, France.
6 March 2016
Version 3.1.4 is released.
19 June 2015
Version 3.1.3 is released.
20 to 22 January 2014
MPFR-MPC developers meeting in Nancy, France.
13 March 2013
Version 3.1.2 is released.
3 July 2012
Version 3.1.1 is released.
25 to 27 June 2012
MPFR-MPC developers meeting in Bordeaux, France.
3 October 2011
Version 3.1.0 is released.
28 August 2011
Presentation of GNU MPFR at the GNU Hackers Meeting in Paris.
4 April 2011
Version 3.0.1 is released.
13 and 14 January 2011
MPFR-MPC developers meeting in Paris, France.
10 June 2010
Version 3.0.0 is released.
30 November 2009
Version 2.4.2 is released.
25 and 26 June 2009
CNC'2 Summer School on MPFR and MPC at LORIA, Nancy, France.
3 March 2009
The MPFR trunk switches to the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3 or later.
25 February 2009
Version 2.4.1 is released.
27 January 2009
Using MPFR, Keith Briggs found a new worst approximable pair (new record) in the problem of constructing an explicit pair of irrationals with sup-norm simultaneous approximation constant as large as possible.
26 January 2009
Version 2.4.0 is released. MPFR is now a GNU package.
12 September 2008
Version 2.3.2 is released.
5 March 2008
GCC 4.3.0 release: GCC now uses MPFR in its middle-end.
This has been announced on linuxfr.org.
29 January 2008
Version 2.3.1 is released.
25 and 26 October 2007
CEA-EDF-INRIA School Certified Numerical Computation (Calcul numérique certifié) at LORIA, Nancy, France.
29 August 2007
Version 2.3.0 is released.
29 November 2006
Version 2.2.1 is released.
3 and 4 October 2005
The MPFR team has won the Many Digits Friendly Competition, that took place at Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
20 September 2005
Version 2.2.0 is released.
3 August 2005
Version 2.1.2 is released.
23 February 2005
Version 2.1.1 is released.
3 November 2004
Version 2.1.0 is released.
6 August 2004
GFortran now uses MPFR to evaluate constant expressions at compile time (fixing PR 15515); it will be included in the future GCC 4.0.0 release.
23 February 2004
Version 2.0.3 is released.
21 November 2003
Version 2.0.2 is released.
25 May 2002
GMP 4.1 is released, with MPFR included (a version very similar to MPFR 2.0.1). Configure GMP with --enable-mpfr to get MPFR installed.
15 April 2002
Version 2.0.1 is released.
22 December 2000
Version 2001 is released (new features with respect to version 1.0).
24 August 2000
Version 1.0 is released (new features with respect to version 0.4).
July 2000
GMP 3.1 is released, with an experimental version of MPFR, available with configure --enable-mpfr.
June 2000
The copyright of MPFR is assigned to the Free Software Foundation.
4 February 2000
The first public version, MPFR 0.4, is released.

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