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Re: Python interface and Money?

From: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
To: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
Cc: Joel Mc Graw <jmcgraw(at)databill(dot)com>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Python interface and Money?
Date: 2001-10-24 13:44:35
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> > While browsing the mailing list for an answer to this problem I found
> > several references to the money type being deprecated.  Is that the
> > problem?
> They keep saying that DECIMAL should be used instead but they are not
> exactly equivalent.  The MONEY type was originally written with locale
> support and displays the local currency symbol.

Hmm. If we keep the money type then we should change the internal
implementation to use numeric or decimal or at least int64 instead of
int32. Comments?

                      - Thomas

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