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Clarification on double/float

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashokma@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 06:44:00 -0800
Message-ID: <E5B814702B65CB4DA51644580E4853FB03E9FF45@red-msg-12.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "peiyongz@ca.ibm.com" <'peiyongz@ca.ibm.com'>
Cc: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>
This is in response to your note:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xmlschema-dev/2002Nov/0131.html

The XML Schema datatypes double and float follow the IEEE 754 float and
double.  Thus, they cover the
same range of values.  There is a forthcoming erratum which will clarify
this. 

All the best, Ashok
Received on Wednesday, 27 November 2002 09:44:33 GMT

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