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Decimal arithmatic

From: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2000 00:48:13 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <005001bfa04b$3233a520$ae44a018@houston.rr.com>
To: <www-forms@w3.org>
I agree that "decimal" datatypes better meet users expectations.  However,
there still needs to be a mechanism to allow numeric fields that cover the
full range of IEEE double and allow an exponential format.

If arbitrary precision and range numeric types are not appropriate, perhaps
a hybrid where floating point (or some augmented decimal type) was used when
numbers were outside of decimals range.
Received on Friday, 7 April 2000 04:37:23 UTC

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