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[Bug 2313] Tie precisionDecimal to IEEE754R more clearly

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Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 00:01:27 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=2313


cmsmcq@w3.org changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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           Keywords|needsDrafting               |needsReview
            Summary|Make clearer the            |Tie precisionDecimal to
                   |relationship between        |IEEE754R more clearly
                   |precisionDecimal and        |
                   |IEEE754r                    |




------- Additional Comments From cmsmcq@w3.org  2005-12-16 00:01 -------
Dave Peterson sent a proposal to the WG on 18 November,
proposing that the sentence 

   The special values are introduced to make the datatype correspond
   closely to the floating-point decimal datatypes described by the
   forthcoming revision of IEEE/ANSI 754.

be replaced by 

   This datatype is introduced to make a variant of decimal that
   corresponds more closely to the floating-point decimal datatypes
   described by an expected forthcoming revision of IEEE/ANSI 754.
   "Precision" of values is retained, and the special values (two
   zeros, infinities, and not-a-number) are added to that end.

Unless I'm mistaken, this is now ready for WG action.

I've revised the summary statement to make it more revealing
when truncated by Bugzilla's list view.
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