[Python-ideas] PEP 485: A Function for testing approximate equality

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Jan 23 01:59:21 CET 2015

On 01/22/2015 04:40 PM, Chris Barker wrote:
> After much discussion on this list, I have written up a PEP, and it is ready
> for review (see below)

Thanks!  Very nice.

> It is using an asymmetric test

Good - Ron convinced me that was the better way

> However, as this approach is not symmetric, a may be within 10% of b,
> but b is not within x% of a. Consider the case::

Instead of x%, how about 10% ?  ;)


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