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Bug #40576 long values are truncated to 6 decimal digits upon encoding
Submitted: 2007-02-21 11:46 UTC Modified: 2007-02-21 14:25 UTC
From: giunta dot gaetano at sea-aeroportimilano dot it Assigned: tony2001 (profile)
Status: Closed Package: XMLRPC-EPI related
PHP Version: 5.2.1 OS: win2k sp4
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2007-02-21 11:46 UTC] giunta dot gaetano at sea-aeroportimilano dot it
As per the subject.

Please note I am fully aware it is the fault of the underlying EPI lib, plus the xmlrpc spec does not mandate a strict number of digits as min/max.

- the epi lib is dead for all purposes but php. Hacking it might be advisable
- 6 digits is a very, very low figure...


Reproduce code:
echo htmlspecialchars(xmlrpc_encode(1.123456789));

Expected result:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <params> <param> <value> <double>1.123457</double> </value> </param> </params>

Actual result:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <params> <param> <value> <double>1.123456789</double> </value> </param> </params>


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