Numeric comparison anomaly

sismex01 at hebmex.com sismex01 at hebmex.com
Thu Feb 20 21:38:05 CET 2003


> From: Piet van Oostrum [mailto:piet at cs.uu.nl]
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 4:56 AM
> 
> >>>>> Gerrit Holl <gerrit at nl.linux.org> (GH) schreef:
> 
> GH> You can use the __cmp__ overloader:
> 
> GH>  21 >>> class A:
> GH>  21 ...  def __cmp__(self, other):
> GH>  21 ...   return 1
> GH>  21 ...
> GH>  22 >>> A() > 5
> GH> True
> GH>  23 >>> A() < 9
> GH> False
> GH>  24 >>> A() >= 3
> GH> True
> 
> >>> inf = A()
> >>> inf > inf
> True
> >>> inf == inf
> False
> >>> 
>

This is correct, or wrong?

-gustavo





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