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Re: precision on op:numeric-divide

From: <Damien@sodatech.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 19:19:11 +1100
To: Michael Brundage <xquery@comcast.net>
Cc: www-ql@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031210081911.GB1496@laptop>

On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 11:14:32PM -0800, Michael Brundage wrote:
> 
> In my experience, most XQuery implementations limit xs:integer to either
> 32-bit or 64-bit integers, and xs:decimal to either 64-bit or 128-bit
> numbers (i.e., whatever the underlying implementation language ? typically
> Java, C#, C++, etc. ? supports natively or through built-in libraries).

This is a little disappointing, because as far as I can see the rounding
semantics for xs:decimal's operators are not clearly specified.  I see
this as a deficiency, but perhaps others disagree.

Thanks,
Damien
Received on Wednesday, 10 December 2003 03:19:54 UTC

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