Re: [Json] I-JSON Topic #5: Numbers

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Wed, 21 May 2014 16:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] I-JSON Topic #5: Numbers
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On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:
> I’ll go with the flow, but I’m wondering if it might not be better to just
> call out to IEEE 754’s semantics, since that is well understood and widely
> described; take a call-by-reference approach.

+1

If we're going to be making reference to limits derived from IEEE754,
then we should be referencing IEEE754.

Nico
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