extend methods of decimal module

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Feb 19 19:59:02 CET 2014


On 2/19/2014 10:30 AM, Mark H. Harris wrote:
> Would it be possible to extend the methods of the decimal module just
> a bit to include atan(), sin(), cos(), and exp() ?

The decimal module implements IEEE 854

> The module has methods for ln() and sqrt(); and that's great!

that includes just these. I am not sure if we have an ironclad policy 
against adding things not in the standard.

> By-the-by, my hat is off to the person(s) who did the 3.3 work on the
> decimal module --- the performance boost is astounding.

Stephen (?) Krah.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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