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[Bug 8047] New: Reflecting floats: The rules for parsing floating point number values return an unlimited-precision (finite in base 10) number. How is it converted to limited-precision IDL attribute types? In particular, what rounding mode is used? and do very large valu

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Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 00:15:19 +0000
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           Summary: Reflecting floats: The rules for parsing floating point
                    number values return an unlimited-precision (finite in
                    base 10) number. How is it converted to limited-
                    precision IDL attribute types? In particular, what
                    rounding mode is used? and do very large valu
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-
                    work/#reflecting-content-attributes-in-idl-attributes
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


Section:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#reflecting-content-attributes-in-idl-attributes

Comment:
Reflecting floats: The rules for parsing floating point number values return an
unlimited-precision (finite in base 10) number. How is it converted to
limited-precision IDL attribute types? In particular, what rounding mode is
used? and do very large values get converted to Infinity?

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