* D'Arcy J.M. Cain (darcy(at)druid(dot)net) wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:44:24 -0400
> Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> wrote:
> > I'm not sure about 'money' in general but these claims of great
> > performance improvments over numeric just don't fly so easily with me.
> > numeric isn't all *that* much slower than regular old integer in the
> > tests that I've done.
> Numeric has been shown to be as good or better than money in I/O
> operations. Where money shines is in internal calculations.
Which may be an area which could be improved on for numeric, or even a
numeric64 type added for it. I'm not entirely sure there's a huge
amount to gain there either though...
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