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Re: function to format floats as money?

From: John Hasler <john(at)dhh(dot)gt(dot)org>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: function to format floats as money?
Date: 2001-04-17 18:52:16
Message-ID: 87ae5ftl3z.fsf@toncho.dhh.gt.org (view raw or flat)
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Ross writes:
> But seriously, numeric(10,2) (or whatever precision and scale is correct
> for your application) is the standard answer.

Floats are fine for money as long as you only add and subtract and don't
deal in amounts that won't fit in the mantissa.
-- 
John Hasler
john(at)dhh(dot)gt(dot)org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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