Subject: [Boost-commit] svn:boost r71273 - trunk/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist
Date: 2011-04-15 09:52:44
Date: 2011-04-15 09:52:44 EDT (Fri, 15 Apr 2011)
New Revision: 71273
Added credits for nonfinite facets.
Text files modified:
trunk/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist/credits.qbk | 16 ++++++++++++++--
1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
--- trunk/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist/credits.qbk (original)
+++ trunk/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist/credits.qbk 2011-04-15 09:52:44 EDT (Fri, 15 Apr 2011)
@@ -22,8 +22,20 @@
Bruno Lalande submitted the "compile time power of a runtime base" code.
-Johan R'''å'''de wrote the optimised floating point classification
+Johan R'''å'''de wrote the optimised floating-point classification
+and manipulation code, and nonfinite facets to permit C99 output of infinities and NaNs.
+(nonfinite facets were not added until Boost 1.47 but had been in use with Boost.Spirit).
+This library was based on a suggestion from Robert Ramey, author of Boost.Serialization.
+Paul A. Bristow expressed the need for better handling of
+Input & Output of NaN and infinity for the C++ Standard Library]
+and suggested following the C99 format.
+Boris Gubenko, John Maddock,
+and Olivier Verdier tested the floating-point library and
+Martin Bonner, Peter Dimov and John Maddock provided valuable advice.
Gautam Sewani coded the logistic distribution as part of a Google Summer of Code project 2008.
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