How to get the minimum number that can be represented?

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 20 07:46:27 CEST 2009


> Suppose I want to define a function that return the minimum number
> that can be represented.
>
> def f(x):
>   #body
>
> That it, if I call f(10), f will return the minimum integer that can
> be represented in the machine; if I cal f(10.5), f will return the
> minimum float that can be represented in the machine.
>
> Could somebody let me know what should be in the function body?

I'm not sure this is what you are looking for but have a look at

import sys
print sys.maxint

HTH,
Daniel


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