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Re: What's a Number? Was: TJSON

From: Andrew Bransford Brown <andrewbb@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2016 01:25:21 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPS+YFJpaycNe2kWJ03O7jk-+dNWz4M94qYHX3wkm_O_EKRDcQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>
Cc: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
That won't work.  Simple please.

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Andrew B. Brown
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On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 1:22 AM, Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com> wrote:

> Again, the Gitter is here: https://gitter.im/tjson/Lobby
>
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 10:17 PM, Andrew Bransford Brown <
> andrewbb@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> ENOUGH WITH THE EMAILS!
>>
>> Let's get it on a discussion forum with notifications of updates.
>>
>> Andrew B. Brown
>> (512) 947-8282
>> http://KidsCourtyard.com
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 1:11 AM, Anders Rundgren <
>> anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> There's probably a single data type in JSON that cause 99% of the
>>> problems and that's numbers.
>>>
>>> The scientific people want 80-bits IEEE
>>> The Java/Python/C# folks want true 64-bit integers
>>> The crypto geeks want really big integers
>>> The financial guys want big decimals
>>>
>>> These problems stem from JavaScript and they all have the same
>>> solution/workaround; put the data in a JSON "string".
>>>
>>> Does this limitation/deficiency motivate a [sort of] new JSON?
>>>
>>> In my book it does not but it seems that a lot of other people think it
>>> is a great idea so I can only wish you good luck!
>>>
>>> Anders
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Tony Arcieri
>
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