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Re: [Bug-gsl]Doc bug?

From: Brian Gough
Subject: Re: [Bug-gsl]Doc bug?
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2003 20:54:39 +0000

Terry Reedy writes:
 > Chapter on Special Functions has text quoted below.
 > These three lines (repeated twice, once in each example) do not seem
 > to match:
 > *  double expected = -0.17759677131433830434739701;
 > * printf("exact   = %.18f\n", expected);
 > *  exact   = -0.177596771314338292

Thanks for the email.  I believe the numbers are the same when IEEE
rounded in binary. The output from the gsl_ieee functions should be
able to confirm this -- if it doesn't work out let me know.

Brian Gough

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