Looking for the greatest negative float value

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Jun 12 01:28:24 CEST 2003


"Mike C. Fletcher" wrote:

> In my defense ;) , the original poster
> was
> giving the example of:
> 
>     -sys.maxint-1
> 
> as the analog of the number they were seeking in integers, instead of
> -1
> :) .

Sorry, I forgot to include a smiley face.  It was indeed clear that the
original poster was asking about the most negative negative floating
point value, I was just nitpicking a (quite common) bad choice of
mathematical terminology he chose to use.

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