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[Bug 2098] R-108: Clarification requested re: rounding of floats

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Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 14:37:23 +0000
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           Summary: R-108: Clarification requested re: rounding of floats
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XSD Part 2: Datatypes
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: sandygao@ca.ibm.com
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org


The XML Schema spec should specify clearly the range of numbers representable 
by the float type, and make explicit when numbers round to the largest finite 
value and when they round to infinity.

See the following for more information, and a summary of Dave Peterson's answer 
to the first question:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-schema-comments/2002JanMar/0245.html
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