Revisiting Decimal

Brendan Eich brendan at
Thu Dec 4 14:03:29 PST 2008

On Dec 4, 2008, at 12:39 PM, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:

> Brendan Eich wrote:
>> On Dec 4, 2008, at 10:22 AM, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
>>> Sam Ruby wrote:
>>>> So now the question is: where are we now?
>>> For the time being, concentrating on other things that will be in  
>>> ES3.1.
>>> That was the main point of removing Decimal, no?
>> es-discuss at has more bandwidth than singular focus on 3.1.
> OK,

Good, since we have harmonious energy for lambda syntax on this list  
(you do, at any rate -- so do I, don't get me wrong -- but let's play  
fair with Decimal for Harmony as well as Lambda for Harmony).

> but there is no longer any current detailed spec for Decimal to
> comment on.

Sam pointed that out too, and directed everyone to his test- 
implementation results page:

Indeed we still have an open issue there ignoring the wrapper one:

> I think the only major outstanding semantic issue was wrapper
> objects; apart from that, the devil was in the detail of spec wording.

No, the cohort/toString issue remains too (at least).


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