[Python-ideas] math.inf and math.nan constants

Marco Buttu marco.buttu at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 16:23:29 CET 2015

On 07/01/2015 15:58, Todd wrote:

> Yes, this would be a shortcut for that.  math.nan and math.inf are 
> less verbose than float("nan") and float("inf"), even if you aren't 
> already using the math module (fewer characters total, and in 
> particular fewer special characters).  It would also, at least in my 
> opinion, be more readable.  Plus there is already the math.isnan and 
> math.isinf, so I don't think it would be totally out-of-place.

I totally agree. +1

Marco Buttu

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