[Numpy-discussion] annoying numpy string to float conversion behaviour

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Jun 25 16:11:17 CDT 2007


Torgil Svensson wrote:
> On 6/25/07, Warren Focke <focke@slac.stanford.edu> wrote:
> 
>> False.  No NaN should ever compare equal to anything, even itself.  But if
>> the system is 754-compliant, it won't.
>>
>> "isnan(float(str(nan))) == True" would be nice, though.
> 
> Good point. Does this also hold true for the quiet nan's?

Yes.

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