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- Subject: Re: About big integers in Lua 5.3.
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:59:06 -0200
> > On Jan 13, 2016, at 3:11 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?
> I don't think that would work since a double can only precisely represent integers up to 2^53.
Maybe it could parse as "Inf"?