Are there any list comparison optimizations in Python?

Dale Strickland-Clark dale at
Wed Nov 14 10:44:18 CET 2001

"Tim Peters" <tim at> wrote:

>(*) It's "paradoxical" because MSVC doesn't generate correct fp comparison
>from 754's viewpoint.  But toss in a few other accidents, and by the time
>Python reports a result, an even number of mistakes cancel out.
Not very reassuring!
Dale Strickland-Clark
Riverhall Systems Ltd

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