[Openmcl-devel] Numerical precision lacking for log (base 10)

Sudhir Shenoy sshenoy at gol.com
Wed Jan 27 05:23:57 UTC 2010


On Jan 27, 2010, at 12:45 PM, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:

> Yes, LOG could certainly be smarter.
>
> You will get better results with (log (sqrt 5.0d0) 10.0d0).

Ah, that works very well. Stupid of me not to try that at all ...

> There's a ticket about a similar issue with log:
> http://trac.clozure.com/ccl/ticket/340
>
> If nobody else fixes this first, I'll try to do it tomorrow.

Thanks very much
Sudhir




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