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Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: It's not about JavaScript

supports only IEEE 754 32-bit floating point ASCII strings

ECMAScript (which all modern "Javascript" implementations conform to, more or less) has supported 64-bit IEEE 754 floating point and Unicode strings since at least the 5th edition (2011). I'm almost positive earlier editions supported Unicode too (unsure about 64-bit floating point), but that's the version of the standard I have at hand.

See ECMA-262 5th edition, sections 4.3.19, 7.8.4, and 8.4, and their references.

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