[Python-ideas] Way to check for floating point "closeness"?

Chris Barker - NOAA Federal chris.barker at noaa.gov
Fri Jan 16 01:25:27 CET 2015

> On Jan 15, 2015, at 4:22 PM, Ron Adam <ron3200 at gmail.com> wrote
> Actually the problem is with numbers of different signs.  The idea of normalising them in some way only works partially, and it doesn't fit mathematically.
> It seems to me if the signs are different, then relatively speaking, they are always far apart.

Just like any number is relatively far from zero.


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