Looking for the greatest negative float value

Mike C. Fletcher mcfletch at rogers.com
Wed Jun 11 22:48:07 CEST 2003


Fernando Perez wrote:
... question: how to get largest negative float number snipped ...

>You want the kinds package, part of Numeric:
>  
>
...

>In [3]: kinds.default_float_kind.MIN
>Out[3]: 2.2250738585072014e-308
>
Uh, that's a really-really small number that's vanishingly larger than 
0.0, negative exponents make fractions, not large negative numbers...

Not sure what it's trying to give you,
Mike

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