@John Adams
How do you know it will be ok till 58821?
How many new twitter user sign-up each days?
I just do a google and 2^64 =
*1.84467441 × 1019*I don't know how you calculater which days?
We can not know how many news user will register twitter?


2009/8/1 John Adams <j...@twitter.com>

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> On Jul 31, 2009, at 4:04 PM, Andrew Badera wrote:
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>  but why not go with 128 bit decimal/floating point precision datatypes to
>> begin with, and never have this issue? if anyone says "overhead" I'm gonna
>> whack 'em like a popup weasel. in this day and age of CPU cycles and RAM,
>> you might as well go big or go home.
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> Because none of us will be alive in the year 58,821.
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> -john
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