math module for Decimals

Tino Wildenhain tino at
Mon Dec 29 20:45:31 CET 2008

jerry.carl.mi at wrote:
> It's really just the goniometric functions that I am missing most at
> the moment, so maybe I can figure it out with help of what you said
> plus the already existing imperfect modules. Meantime maybe this
> discussion will caught Guido's eye... ;-) And btw I do expect that
> Python becomes better than Mathematica one day because it's free and
> open :-) Maybe when Wolfram retires ;-) Thanks again!

I agree having full support for all math.* functions for all builtin
types would be nice.

However if you are more looking for replacement of mathematica and
friends with python you might check scipy/numpy.

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