[Tutor] float_info

Dick Moores rdm at rcblue.com
Tue Jan 22 12:17:29 CET 2008

At 08:59 AM 1/21/2008, Kent Johnson wrote:
>This is probably of interest to Dick Moores at least...
>  From What's New in Python 2.6
>[Note: A release date has not been set for Python 2.6]
>A new variable in the sys module, float_info, is an object containing
>information about the platform's floating-point support derived from the
>float.h file. Attributes of this object include mant_dig (number of
>digits in the mantissa), epsilon (smallest difference between 1.0 and
>the next largest value representable), and several others. (Contributed
>by Christian Heimes.)

Yes. Thanks, Kent.


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