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Re: a plea for more reliable mathematical routines

Liam Gumley (Liam.Gumley@ssec.wisc.edu) writes:

> I'd guess IDL is using the platform vendor supplied libm.

I was visiting RSI this morning and ran into two
of the people who ought to be following this discussion

They are. In fact, they are *extremely* concerned about
math accuracy in IDL. If you know of specific problems,
and you haven't yet reported them to RSI's technical
support staff, this would be an *excellent* time to 
do so. :-)

One of their concerns, obviously, is the accuracy of
vendor-supplied libraries. We were discussing a
known VMS problem this morning. 



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