[swift-users] Parsing Decimal values from JSON

Kevin Lundberg kevin at klundberg.com
Mon Oct 30 20:27:38 CDT 2017

Swift shouldn't be forced to adhere to the limitations of JavaScript.
Just because JS doesn't know about decimals doesn't mean swift can't do

Evtim, I don't believe JSONDecoder provides the access you are looking
for. Have you filed a bug on bugs.swift.org?

On 10/30/2017 6:02 AM, Rimantas Liubertas via swift-users wrote:
>     It seems that the JSON decoder parses it as Double then converts
>     it to Decimal which introduces errors in the parsing. That
>     behavior is in fact incorrect.
> Why do you say that? JS in JSON stand for JavaScript, and Javascript
> has now idea about neither Decimal nor Integer numbers.
> Best regards,
> Rimantas
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