None is negative?

Thomas Jollans thomas at jollans.com
Wed Aug 4 22:17:28 CEST 2010


On 08/03/2010 10:17 PM, wheres pythonmonks wrote:
> I did the google search... I must be blind as I don't see any hits...
> 
> None is negative in Python?  (v2.6)
> 
> http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&q=%22none+is+negative%22+python
> 
>>>> if None < -9999999.99: print "hi"
> 
> hi
>>>>
> 
>>>> if -9999999 > None: print "hi"
> 
> hi
>>>>
> 
> Is there a way to have the comparison raise an exception?
> 
> W


Not only was it negative, it was, in fact:

>>> None < float('-Inf')
True





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