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Re: Money type not gone?

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Karel Zak <zakkr(at)zf(dot)jcu(dot)cz>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Money type not gone?
Date: 2004-09-20 08:36:27
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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()
> familly.

How about a type that is also able to hold an ISO currency identifier?
After a long period of work on multi currency applications, I found out 
that adding 1 USD and 1 EUR won't give a good result...


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