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Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:46:08 +1100 (AEDT)
From: Damian McGuckin <>
cc: mg1633068 <>
Subject: Re: casinh function accuracy problem

On Tue, 11 Feb 2020, Rich Felker wrote:

> High-quality complex math functions are a long-term wishlist item for
> musl but nobody has stepped up to do them and I don't really feel like
> doing it, at least not over other improvements I could be working on.

As you say, they do work reasonably well even now.

With even complex arithmetic being "unspecified" in IEEE-754-2019, it is 
an interesting issue where "interesting" does not have the conventional 
English sense of being a positive thing.

> This might be an area well-served by sponsored enhancement if there's
> a user who needs them improved with resources to pay someone to do it.

Depending on your definition of "improved", it is anything from a big task 
to a huge task.

And sadly, I have other things on my plate too.

Mc 2c - Damian

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