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Decimal separators #2166

pierrefar opened this issue Mar 7, 2019 · 2 comments


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commented Mar 7, 2019


Decimal separators need a another look. For example, in #99, says "Use '.' (Unicode 'FULL STOP' (U+002E)) rather than ',' to indicate a decimal point. Avoid using these symbols as a readability separator." But such guidance is not given for other numeric properties such as . I would argue ratingValue is as important as price as they're usually found together.

One approach is to write such guidance when a numeric property is of the type Text, but also add specific instructions on saying to use decimal points as the separator and commas for groups as per current standards (Wikipedia ref).


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commented Mar 8, 2019

Hi Pierre! Yes, this makes sense. Number may be a better place for the advice.


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commented Mar 8, 2019

Thanks @danbri . From experience, I know many people use text as that's easier. Being clear there too will help. My 2c.

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