On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 4:58 PM, Kevin Grittner
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> On the open items list, we have:
>> conversion from integer literals to money type
>> What this is really complaining about is that we added a cast from
>> numeric to money, but not from integer to money. This isn't
>> really a bug: the fact that we added one cast doesn't oblige us to
>> add two. On the other hand, the change is probably harmless and
>> straightforward, and might reduce user confusion.
> There were reasonable arguments made why this could be a bad idea --
> primarily around the question of whether '395' represented $3.95 or
That's not too hard to figure out, right? If 1.00 means $1.00, 1 had
better not mean $0.01, or there will be riots in the streets.
> Going the other way has issues with truncation of
> fractions and the number of digits which can be handled.
Notice I didn't propose that.
> I'm not
> convinced it's sane, and I feel strongly it's too late in the cycle
> to try to implement.
Fair enough. Any contrary votes?
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