[Python-Dev] Comparing heterogeneous types

Jeff Epler jepler at unpythonic.net
Wed Jun 2 20:40:51 EDT 2004

On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 08:36:47PM -0400, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Jeff Epler]
> > Oh -- there are some floats f for which
> >     float(long(f))
> > raises an OverflowError in float()?
> No, at least not unless the machine has very strange arithmetic.  For an
> IEEE box,

Thanks.  I re-read the message I was replying to, and now I see the
problem with the code I proposed.  I just didn't get it the first time.

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