[Numpy-discussion] Math Library

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Mon Apr 5 12:14:13 CDT 2010


On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 11:10 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 12:56 AM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >
> > Yeah, but there isn't much low level stuff there and I don't want to toss
> a
> > lot of real numerical code into it.
>
> I don't understand: there is already math code there, and you cannot
> be much more low level than what's there (there is already quite a bit
> of bit twiddling for long double). I split the code into complex and
> real, IEEE 754 macros/funcs in another file. I don' think we need to
> split into one file / function, at least not with the current size of
> the library.
>
>
Yeah, but the added code in four versions with documentation for log1p alone
will add substantially to the current size. What I am saying is that the
current code is small because it uses current functions or falls back to
double versions. It doesn't really implement the low level stuff.

Chuck
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