PEP 238 (revised)

Greg Ewing greg at
Tue Jul 31 08:19:17 CEST 2001

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I don't know of a portable way to generate -0.0 in Python; on my Linux
> box, simply writing -0.0 does it, but not on my Windows box.

You could try things like

  -1.0 * 0.0

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