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[Bug 2313] Tie precisionDecimal to IEEE754R more clearly

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Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 16:39:49 +0000
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------- Additional Comments From cmsmcq@w3.org  2006-01-09 16:39 -------
After further discussion, the editors have converged on the 
following wording (similar to B, but with 'provide' instead
of 'make'):

   This datatype is introduced to provide a variant of decimal that
   corresponds more closely to the floating-point decimal datatypes
   described by [an]^the^ 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].
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