CTAN has a new package: pst-math

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Thu Jun 24 15:40:45 CEST 2004

A new package has been installed on tug.ctan.org and should make its
way to your favorite mirror real soon.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: pst-math
Author's name: Christophe Jorssen
Location on CTAN: graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-math
Summary description: Enhancement of postscript math operators to use 
   with pstricks
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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Postscript lacks a lot of basic operators such as tan, acos, asin, cosh, 
sinh, tanh, acosh, asinh, atanh, exp (with e base).  Also, cos and sin 
give result in degrees.

pst-math provides all those operators in a header file pst-math.pro with 
wrappers pst-math.sty and pst-math.tex.

In addition, sinc, gauss, gammaln and bessel are implemented (only 
partially for the latter).  pst-math is designed essentially to work 
with pst-plot but can be used in whatever PS code (such as pstricks 
SpecialCoor "!", useful to put labels).

This work is in progress! PS is limited to single precision so complex 
operators like gammaln can give erroneous results. Any help on 
implementing double precision math in PS would be highly appreciated :-)
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You can have a look at the package at
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 

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