# Erfc Not Returning Results Specified in Documentation

In the documentation for Erfc (under "Possible Issues"), the following command returns a number that is extremely close to 2:

However, when I run this same command in a fresh kernel, I get:

What's going on here? Wrapping the command in N[#, 1000] doesn't seem to help. I'm using Mathematica 8.0.1 on OS X.

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Wrapping the command in N will help when you remove the decimal point after the $30$. Ask for $407$ digits. –  whuber Mar 5 '13 at 4:20

Erfc[-30.20 + 10^-1 I]
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There does appear to be some kind of a typo, but it is curious that the given answer in the docs looks like it should correspond to somewhere between $16$ and $17$ decimal places--almost exactly the native precision. It seems there might be something else going on here. –  whuber Mar 5 '13 at 4:52