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On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 12:11 PM, David Given <> wrote:
> On 13/01/16 05:00, Dirk Laurie wrote:
> [...]
>> Neither. It is in fact correct, provided that you understand
>> twos complement notation.
> If the value won't fit in an int64, shouldn't it be parsed as a double?

We've been over THAT debate more than once. The basic conclusion is
"if you want a double, it's easy enough to get one; we're going to do
the thing that minimizes data loss."

/s/ Adam