Hi Dhruv,

Yes, that'd be fine.  The point is to raise awareness of the concern.
I'm assuming that these numbers will rarely get into the multi-second
values,
so it shouldn't have a large impact.

Thanks,
Alia

On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 12:14 PM, Dhruv Dhody <dhruv.dh...@huawei.com>
wrote:

> Hi Alia,
>
> Thanks for your comment, see inline...
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> > I am concerned that the 24 bit values of microseconds are being
> represented
> > in IEEE 32-bit floating point.
> > A quick look at conversions indicates that all integers will up to 6
> > significant figures can be converted without loss of precision.  That
> > implies that values of over 1 second may not be accurately sent.  It
> would
> > be useful to at least refer to the precision issue in the document.  I
> don't
> > expect that the loss of precision at the microsecond level is critical.
> >
> >
> [Dhruv] I could add a sentence for delay and delay variation -
>
>    The conversion from 24 bit integer to 32 bit IEEE
>    floating point could introduce some loss of precision.
>
> Will this be okay?
>
> Regards,
> Dhruv
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