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- Subject: Re: Possible Hex Literal Parsing Bug
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 18:26:51 +0200
2017-03-06 18:03 GMT+02:00 Michael Rosenberg <email@example.com>:
> Anybody on whether or not this is something that should be fixed?
As far as I am concerned, the constant
is wildly out of spec, and the fact that one of the implementations
happens to give something that is intuitively acceptable is
a piece of luck to which you are not entitled.
The discussion degenerated into weak jokes, true, but your "parsing bug"
was no less frivolous. Everybody knows that exponents are quite small