Aw: Re: Re: no tests for trigonometric functions? need help / hints how to adapt tests for gnumeric 'long' version,

- how to deal with / construct tests for functions / ranges where 'long' and 'double' version have 
justified different results?  
    ( how to build tests which allow / demand improved results, but accept 'double accuracy results' when 
using double datatype? )  
let me give it an example ( pros will find better ones ):  
t1013-crlibm, crlibm.gnumeric, row 18278:  
formula:                     '=exp(239.043590469953)'  
reference:                   6.536003490281019E+103,  
'double' result:             6.536003490281019E+103    - 'quality': ' ' or '99' or 100% or best ...  
'long' result:               6.536003490281029007E+103 - 'quality' only 14.819377377076821122 digits, thus 
my 'srt-deco-round' version: 6.536003490281095E+103,   - 'quality' only 13.934498683160548 digits, thus 
worse? but!!!  
correct acc. '':   6.5360034902810943723150710853138994266057660109196409934141980800730... E103,  
and acc. '': 6.5360034902810943723150710853138994266057660109196409934141... × 10^103  
thus ttmath and wolframalpha seem correct ( equal ), 6.536003490281094E+103 would be the best approximation 
with doubles,  
my improved version second, 'long' third and double 'acceptable' ?  
idea ... use the correct result as reference, protect against messing it up by saves from low capa versions 
by storing as text ( '=value(".... ")' ), prepare for future improved versions by storing more digits (50?), 
calculate the 'quality' ( correct digits? ) with the log formula as of now, and require a threshold of e.g 
13.9 digits for double and 16.9 digits for long results to pass the test ... ???  one would immediately see 
that the long version has far less accuracy ( ~13.99 digits ) than it pretends by it's precision, and could 
try to dig for the reason ...  
disclaimer: 'no!', I don't really need this level of accuracy, I'm seeking for modes to calculate which don't 
undermine math logic, and in this area - tests - I am looking for something that is oriented to normal 
mathematics, rewards good results and marks deviations ... for this I also have to play through extreme 
considerations ...

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