historical stuff in math(3)

Tim Robbins tjr at freebsd.org
Wed Jan 21 18:14:47 PST 2004

On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 12:34:43PM +1100, Bruce Evans wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > Isn't all the vax-D format related stuff math(3) getting pretty old ?
> It provides some interesting historical context, and no replacements for
> anything in math(3) have been written.

I wrote a replacement manpage that summarized the math library in a
similar way to how stdio(3) summarizes stdio. It's attached to PR
bin/35070. I seem to remember you objecting to the removal of some
of the VAX-specific details and not replacing them with an equally
detailed description of IEEE FP, but I've lost the mail.


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