Structs

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Tue Jun 1 20:13:57 PDT 2010


On Jun 1, 2010, at 5:48 PM, Waldemar Horwat wrote:

> Brendan Eich wrote:
>> There's an issue with float32 -- IIRC it does not project into  
>> float64 (AKA double). All the other types (uint32, what I  
>> schematically named "u32" above, etc.) do.
>
> What?  The set of all float32's is a proper subset of the set of all  
> float64's.
>
> When devising scalar types for ES4, I had a devil of a time with  
> int64's.  Those (and uint64's) do not form a subset of float64's.

Ok, thanks -- I was misremembering your devil-of-a-time.

/be



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