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Author stutzbach
Recipients mark.dickinson, nirinA, rhettinger, stutzbach, terry.reedy
Date 2008-07-25.04:29:33
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I think he just carried the names over from C, where:

tgamma() is the "true gamma function"
lgamma() is the log of the gamma function

and gamma() might be tgamma() or lgamma() depending on which C library
you use (sigh).

I'm +1 on making gamma() be the true gamma function and not carrying
over this brain-damage to Python.
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