[whatwg] Questions about the progress element

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Wed Aug 4 12:23:21 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> If it was up to me we'd just have all the numeric types be infinite
> precision in the spec and have the UAs compete on how good a tradeoff they
> can offer between precision and performance. :-)

That sounds like an interoperability nightmare. You'd get all sorts of
edge cases where x/y == z tests true or false depending on how much
precision the implementation uses.

/ Jonas

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