Negative integers

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Aug 20 23:46:45 CEST 2008


johnewing wrote:

> I am trying to figure out how to test if two numbers are of the same
> sign (both positive or both negative).  I have tried
> 
> abs(x) / x == abs(y) / y
> 
> but that fails when one of the numbers is 0.  I'm sure that there is
> an easy way to do this.  Any suggestions?

(a < 0) == (b < 0)

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