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Re: New version of money type

From: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
To: "Luke Lonergan" <llonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com>
Cc: sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: New version of money type
Date: 2006-09-28 21:07:10
Message-ID: 20060928170710.82d40dd8.darcy@druid.net (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 11:39:31 -0700
"Luke Lonergan" <llonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com> wrote:
> > Numeric has been shown to be as good or better than money in I/O
> > operations.
> 
> What exactly does that mean in the context of a Datum: "I/O operations"?

It means that numeric is better and parsing/storing/displaying than
money.

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