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Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2020 18:32:24 +0000
From: Pascal Cuoq <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] math: move i386 sqrtf to C

> On 6 Jan 2020, at 12:44, Alexander Monakov <> wrote:
> Apparently that double rounding yields the correct result here was
> suggested by Stephen Canon in
> Should his contribution be mentioned somehow in the source code?

You should rather credit Figueroa, for instance in the article “when is double rounding innocuous?”. This would be more of a primary source, and Figueroa wrote demonstrations.

Posting from phone, I apologize if I got something wrong. I'm pretty confident Stephen was implicitly citing Figueroa's results though.

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