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Re: precision on op:numeric-divide

From: Michael Brundage <xquery@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 02:28:56 -0800
To: <Damien@sodatech.com>
Cc: "www-ql@w3.org 2" <www-ql@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BBFC3568.9D7%xquery@comcast.net>

No disagreement here.  There seem to be very few XQuery queries that don't
have implementation-defined or implementation-dependent behavior.


michael

On 12/10/03 12:19 AM, "Damien@sodatech.com" <Damien@sodatech.com> wrote:
> 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 05:30:24 UTC

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