any python module to calculate sin, cos, arctan?

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Tue Nov 8 16:30:25 CET 2005

Matt Feinstein wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Nov 2005 06:43:51 -0800, Robert Kern
> <robert.kern at> wrote:
>>Matt Feinstein wrote:
>>>On Tue, 08 Nov 2005 12:30:35 GMT, "Raymond L. Buvel"
>>><levub137 at> wrote:
>>>Unless you're using Windows.
>>Why? Have you tried compiling it and failed?
> Copied from the linked site:
> "Windows is not supported but it may be possible to get this module to
> work. You will need to use the GNU tools and figure out how to build
> the CLN library. Then you need to figure out how to compile and link
> the clnum extension module for the standard Python. If anyone gets
> this to work and wants to contribute the results, contact me at
> rlbuvel at gmail dot com."
> Note: "may be possible", "you need to figure out", "if anyone gets
> this to work".
> The message seems clear to me-- 'If you want this capability, you can
> either-- 1) install all the development tools, 2) compile all the
> relevant libraries, and then 3) link and compile the Python extension
> module at your own risk and on your own (or on your company's) time--
> or, use Linux. Personally, I'd use Linux. On the other hand, not
> everyone has that option, & it seems reasonable to me to point out
> that there's a non-trivial difficulty here.

Okay. I thought you might be adding something substantive more than what
was plainly stated on the linked page. Guess not.

Robert Kern
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