[Numpy-discussion] What is the sign of nan?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Sep 30 01:36:07 CDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 01:34, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 12:24 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

>> OTOH, Python 2.6 and up will be following to the C99 standard as
>> closely as possible. I would prefer to keep up with them. It's true
>> that "as stated in the C99 standard" is more difficult to remember,
>> but "NaNs always propagate" is probably not going to be consistent
>> with everything we actually implement, no matter how hard we try.
>
> I wonder how much of the Python stuff we can steal^W borrow. I assume the
> Python license is compatible with numpy?

Yeah.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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