[Python-3000] adding gamma and error functions to math module
nirina at mail.blueline.mg
Wed Jul 16 18:03:26 CEST 2008
on Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:27:39 +0100
Mark Dickinson wrote:
> Writing explicit code for these functions, for platforms
> whose libm doesn't support them, would be a fairly major task.
> Stealing code (in an appropriately legal fashion) from somewhere
> else might work.
> 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.)
my initial motivation is to make these functions accessible,
with just a few lines of additionnal code. that's so simple
with a linux box!
but now that a feature request is open - thanks Terry! -
it's interesting to have more accurate functions available.
so far, the most accurate code i found for the gamma
function is from the cephes library, used by the scipy package.
is there some other place to check?
do you know some nice code to see?
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