Re: [Json] WGLC comment about numeric values

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> Fri, 11 October 2013 21:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] WGLC comment about numeric values
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Less is more; WFM.


On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:

> On Oct 11, 2013, at 23:08, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:
>
> > A JSON number which is outside those bounds, such as 1E400 or
> 3.141592653589793238462643383279, may indicate potential interoperability
> problems since it suggests that the software which created it it expected
> greater magnitude or precision than is widely available.
>
> Strike "which is outside those bounds".
>
> > A JSON number such as 1E400 or 3.141592653589793238462643383279 may
> indicate potential interoperability problems since it suggests that the
> software which created it it expected greater magnitude or precision than
> is widely available.
>
> (I don't want to restart the 1.1 discussion :-)
>
> Grüße, Carsten
>
>