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Re: New version of money type

From: "Luke Lonergan" <LLonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com>
To: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: New version of money type
Date: 2006-09-28 15:25:45
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Oic - so it's a floating point in an 8 byte int.  That probably limits the speed benefits, no?

- Luke

Msg is shrt cuz m on ma treo

 -----Original Message-----
From: 	D'Arcy J.M. Cain [mailto:darcy(at)druid(dot)net]
Sent:	Thursday, September 28, 2006 11:14 AM Eastern Standard Time
To:	Luke Lonergan
Cc:	pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject:	Re: [HACKERS] New version of money type

On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 11:09:17 -0400
"Luke Lonergan" <LLonergan(at)greenplum(dot)com> wrote:
> Though this may be the kiss of death, I favor a 64 bit float version of money.  It's more terse than numeric and a

I assume you mean "...64 bit INT version..."

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