[Python-3000] adding gamma and error functions to math module

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Tue Jul 15 10:39:19 CEST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Dickinson" <dickinsm at gmail.com>
To: "nirinA raseliarison" <nirina at mail.blueline.mg>; "python-3000" <python-3000 at python.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 1:27 AM
Subject: Re: [Python-3000] adding gamma and error functions to math module

> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 9:10 AM, nirinA raseliarison
> <nirina at mail.blueline.mg> wrote:
>> gammas and errors functions are available from the C standard
>> library. it would be nice to have them in the math module.
>> or is there any reason not to include them?
 . . .
> In any case, if you're interested in getting these in to 2.7/3.1 (it's too
> late for 2.6/3.0) then I'd suggest opening a feature request at
> bugs.python.org.  (And assign it to me, if you like.)

In the meantime, here's a little cheat:

>>> from test.test_random import gamma
>>> gamma(4)
>>> gamma(5)
>>> gamma(6)
>>> gamma(6.1)


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