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[whatwg] [WF2] Comments on sections 2.3 -- 2.5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 21:50:41 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507112145410.5916@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > I guess my point is that for number types or step this would be a very
> > > difficult to follow suggestion and that attempts to follow it are likely
> > > to be pretty buggy...
> > 
> > I guess we could remove the suggestion. Would you prefer that?
> 
> It might make more sense to make it clearer that the suggestion is good 
> for some purposes but not others (eg the suggestion is great for 
> comparing dates, but not numbers).

It's only relevant for numbers. For dates, there is no risk of losing 
accuracy (well, unless you have sub-second resolution, which is unlikely).

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