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Re: [Patch, Fortran, Doc] Inverse hyperbolic functions


On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 07:55:08PM +0200, Janus Weil wrote:
> 
> So maybe it is indeed common to talk about an 'hyperbolic arctangent"
> in the US (and France?). What is the ultimate mathematical instance
> than we should follow? Maybe it is best to stick to the neutral
> "inverse hyperbolic tangent"? Or should we rather mention both naming
> conventions in the manual?
> 

What does the math library on linux call the functions in libm?
On FreeBSD, these are

% man atanh

ATANH(3)               FreeBSD Library Functions Manual               ATANH(3)

NAME
     atanh, atanhf -- inverse hyperbolic tangent functions

LIBRARY
     Math Library (libm, -lm)

-- 
Steve


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