Smallest float different from 0.0?

kj no.email at please.post
Mon Sep 7 17:34:41 CEST 2009


In <f253109c-1da7-45f6-82e4-77fdeda64a9e at k39g2000yqe.googlegroups.com> Mark Dickinson <dickinsm at gmail.com> writes:

>On Sep 7, 3:47=A0pm, kj <no.em... at please.post> wrote:
>> Is there some standardized way (e.g. some "official" module of such
>> limit constants) to get the smallest positive float that Python
>> will regard as distinct from 0.0?
>>
>> TIA!
>>
>> kj

>There's sys.float_info.min:

>>>> import sys
>>>> sys.float_info

Ah!  I'd seen sys.float_info when searched for this online, but
incorrectly inferred that it was the name of a module.

This is what I was looking for.

Thanks!

kynn



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