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Infinity or Large values
KevinNicholls asked:
My handy Java script reference (not Westside's object model) tells me that the Number object typically has MIN_VALUE, MAX_VALUE, NaN, POSITIVE_INFINITY and NEGATIVE_INFINITY constants as well as 2 global properties of 'Infinity' and 'NaN'.

Do your implementation support these?

If not, what is the largest string (in length) I can assign to a variable?  What is the largest integer (number)?

For the curious- I have created some objects with some 'max' properties.  If max isn't explicitly assigned, the 'max' value could be infinite.

Kev
 
  brittp responded:
  kevin,

we don't currently support the constants that you mention.  to be honest, you're the first customer that has noticed that they're missing.

to answer your other questions:

the only limit on your string length is the amount of script memory that you have available.  in the case of a standard (non-power) application, that's 10MB of text, which is a VERY large string.

as for number range, we support values ranging from approximately 1e-300 to 1e+300.  note that the integral max-size of the number will decrease if your number has a long decimal part, since we're using a floating-point storage method.  I can give you more technical details if you're interested, but that's the basic idea.

hope this helps,

britt
 
  KevinNicholls responded:
  this actually gets me what I need. Thanks-

Kev
 
  brittp responded:
  DataWeb considers this issue closed.
If you have additional questions or comments about this issue, please open it again.
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DataWeb Support
 
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