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[whatwg] Questions about the progress element

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 12:23:21 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimYdbY6BfS2eFpZEUCudwF=1O085q07=vmRvjWY@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> If it was up to me we'd just have all the numeric types be infinite
> precision in the spec and have the UAs compete on how good a tradeoff they
> can offer between precision and performance. :-)

That sounds like an interoperability nightmare. You'd get all sorts of
edge cases where x/y == z tests true or false depending on how much
precision the implementation uses.

/ Jonas
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