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- Subject: Re: About big integers in Lua 5.3.
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:27:05 -0800
On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 12:11 PM, David Given <email@example.com> 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."