[Numpy-discussion] Re: sqrt and divide
Alan G Isaac
aisaac at american.edu
Wed Apr 12 06:11:11 CDT 2006
> Stefan van der Walt wrote:
>> In [8]: N.divide(1,0)
>> Out[8]: 0
>> should probably ruturn inf / nan?)
On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Robert Kern apparently wrote:
> inf and nan are floating point values. The definition of
> int division used when both arguments to divide() are ints
> also yields ints, not floats.
But the Python behavior seems better for this case.
>>> 1/0
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
ZeroDivisionError: integer division or modulo by zero
fwiw,
Alan Isaac
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