Observability of NaN distinctions — is this a concern?

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Wed Mar 27 06:55:48 PDT 2013


Jussi Kalliokoski wrote:
> I think standardizing whatever V8 is doing with NaN right now seems 
> like the best option.

No, we cannot preserve NaN "payloads" in other engines that nanbox or 
pwnage ensues.

The spec leaves this as an underspecified interop hazard and that seems 
to be the best option.

/be


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