On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 2:37:29 PM UTC+1, Rupert Smith wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 2:08:31 PM UTC+1, Joey Eremondi wrote:
>> Both int and float end up as a JS number at the end of the day, so
>> definitely bounded. Defer to the JS spec?
> Which means a 52-bit mantissa, so ints are bit less than 64-bit... bit of
> a bugger as that means where I have used a 64-bit for an object id, I
> should really pass as a String and parse into a Data.Integer. Thanks.
Or just use a String for that case. I can treat all ids as opaque String
I can probably also user String for big decimals, since the aim would be to
capture/display a decimal value such that binary rounding errors are not
introduced, rather than to perform arithmetic with them.
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