[Development] JSON 64 bit int

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Thu Feb 12 01:08:14 CET 2015

On Thursday 12 February 2015 00:18:28 Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 February 2015, Marc Mutz wrote:
> > If long double was any useful (apparently it's no larger than double on
> > Windows), we could use that, but as it stands, that would be pointless.
> >
> > 
> Apropos, the usefulness of extended precision floating point happens to be 
> that they can represent both 64bit integers and 64bit floating point.

...except if it cannot. That would've actually made for a good requirement for 
a long double type: be a superset of values representable in double and long 

But that's not what the standard says :(

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