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

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Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 01:39:50 +0000
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------- Additional Comments From davep@iit.edu  2005-11-15 01:39 -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> 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.

I believe that in 1.1 the range is clearly specified, and the rounding is correctly
delt with in the sample lexical mapping, so this can be closed for 1.1 when the
float/double proposal is finally blessed.

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

More recent answer (to both questions) may be found in:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-schema-ig/2005Nov/0023.html
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