New on CTAN: minifp

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Fri Jan 11 12:05:21 CET 2013

Dan Luecking submitted the


package to CTAN.

Summary description: Fixed-point real computations to 8 decimals.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 

This package provides basic arithmetic operations to 8 decimal places for plain 
TeX or LaTeX. Results are exact when they fit within the digit limits. Along 
with the basic package is an optional extension that adds computation of sin, 
cos, log, sqrt, exp, powers and angles. These are also exact when theoretically 
possible and are otherwise accurate to at least 7 decimal places. In addition 
there is provided a stack-based programing environment.


This package is located at
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group .  
Please join a users group; see .


Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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