douglas at crockford.com
Wed Sep 17 14:34:38 PDT 2008
Sam Ruby wrote:
> To the extent that I understand Doug's proposal, it essentially is an
> opt-in that would remove a feature (binary64 floating points); and
> therefore would likely be about as successful as an opt-in that
> removed another feature that Doug dislikes, such as "with". Am I
> missing something?
It would replace a feature that many consider to be broken with a feature that
we hope will work better.
integer. The most common operations on intentionally real numbers are on money
and percentages. Those programs would benefit from a non-disruptive decimal option.
There are too many loose threads for the ES3.1 window. I hope we can get this
stuff resolved in Harmony.
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