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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: Silent corruption of large numbers
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:19:24 GMT
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:11 AM, Roger Binns <> wrote:
> I understand that it is just the way JS works and it is impractical to fix.
>  I do think it would be valuable for there to be a test/compliance suite in
> CouchDB that at least detects and documents the issue for any view server.
> That is also valuable information for anyone choosing a view server.

This is definitely good to document. We've only recently added
integration tests of our view servers. Adding a patch to
test/query_server_spec.rb to check for your number handling case
wouldn't be hard, and might be a fun place to take up CouchDB hacking.


Chris Anderson

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