On 11 Nov 2009, at 00:52, Adam Kocoloski wrote:
>
> Hi Noah, I think the part you're missing is that JavaScript does not
> actually have integers. All numbers are internally represented
> using double-precision floating point. So in fact a number that
> looks like an integer can be corrupted. Easiest way to see this, as
> Roger pointed out, is to try to enter something like
>
> 9223372036854775807
>
> as the value for a field in Futon. You can't do it, Futon will
> corrupt it and give you back
>
> 9223372036854776000
Isn't it just the case that there is a ceiling for representable
integers, then?