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

John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> Fri, 30 May 2014 22:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] I-JSON Topic #5: Numbers
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Tim Bray scripsit:

> ​BTW, RFC7159 says: Note that when such software is used, numbers which are
> integers and are in the range [-(2**53)+1, (2**53)-1] are interoperable in
> the sense that implementations will agree exactly on their numeric values.​
>  So for consistency we should adjust this language to use this range and
> the absolute value of 9007199254740991 - right?

Yes.

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