Karel Zak wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 08:36 +0000, Andreas Pflug wrote:
>>Karel Zak wrote:
>>>On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 15:29 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>>> I want to rewrite it for 8.1 as numeric based datetype with some
>>>formatting extension probably with some internal stuff from to_char()
>>How about a type that is also able to hold an ISO currency identifier?
> My idea is special internal API that will usable for new datetypes
> programming if type is defined as "numeric + symbol", for example things
> like speed, weight, currency.. etc.
A type consisting of value and unit probably makes pgsql even more first
choice for technical applications. Please note that %, k, M and so on
are scales, not units and thus dont belong into that type.
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