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Re: What's a Number? Was: TJSON

From: Andrew Bransford Brown <andrewbb@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2016 01:28:31 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPS+YFK4LM00ReHpp=tS_rDr3Qc32WFcqQMUx0eV1zmQZvw0CA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>
Cc: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
You may add your own rules, however you must read Rules first.

Andrew B. Brown
(512) 947-8282
http://KidsCourtyard.com


On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 1:25 AM, Andrew Bransford Brown <andrewbb@gmail.com>
wrote:

> That won't work.  Simple please.
>
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> Andrew B. Brown
> (512) 947-8282
> http://KidsCourtyard.com
>
>
> 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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