[SciPy-user] Can SciPy compute ln(640320**3 + 744)/163**.5 to 30 places?

Dick Moores rdmoores at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 15:19:13 CST 2007


On 1/13/07, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> SAGE, which is python-based, offers the python MPFR wrappers as a
> builtin, where this computation is trivial.  I've left a computation
> here:
>
> http://sage.math.washington.edu:8100/fperez

Thank you! I see what it can do.

> Feel free to open a new worksheet there to experiment, just name it
> uniquely and start playing (the SAGE notebook server is free and open
> to the public).
>
> MPFR is LGPL, so it unfortunately can't be included as a scipy
> component.  But if LGPL is OK for your work, it's an excellent
> library.

Are you saying that I should be able to hook up SAGE with Python,
using the "the python MPFR wrappers"? That would be terrific. But can
I use it with Python on Windows? It seems to be for UNIX/LInux. No?

Dick Moores
Win XP Pro
Python 2.5


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