Author bar.harel
Recipients David MacIver, bar.harel, benjamin.peterson, mark.dickinson, steven.daprano
Date 2015-09-19.18:58:01
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Seems like this is the only viable option. It fixes the OverflowError but comes at the cost of precision and time.
Another option would be to try/except the overflow error and only then return the slower method.
Regarding the data [8.988465674311579e+307, 8.98846567431158e+307], float has lesser precision than other types like Decimal so the patched method would return 8.98846567431158e+307.
A dataset to test the fix is [8.99e+307, 8.989e+307] which gives a correct result.
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