[Haskell-cafe] Poor libraries documentation
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Wed Jan 30 09:15:48 EST 2008
On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Robin Green wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 13:15:41 +0000
> Jules Bean <jules at jellybean.co.uk> wrote:
> > Neil Mitchell wrote:
> > > For a start, its probably a good idea to mention that cos is an
> > > abbreviation of cosine (most people will know, but its handy to
> > > state it). Secondly, and much more importantly, it should state
> > > whether these measurements are in degrees or radians. It should
> > > also state things like acos is the inverse of cos - its been a
> > > while since I last used trig and I had to look it up!!!
> > I imagine the laziness here was because these all match their names
> > in the traditional libc, accessable via manpages.
> Neil is on Windows. Windows doesn't have man pages (or libc).
Standard C math library does always contain trigonometric functions -
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