Subject Re: [IB-Architect] System table change
Author Ann Harrison
Chris Jewell wrote:

>Search for dsc_num_type_decimal in jrd/dsc.h. I chose numeric=1 and
>decimal=2 so that the subtype of the result of an arithmetic operation
>on mixed exact types is the MAX of the subtypes of the operands.
>Putting DECIMAL between "the base storage type" and NUMERIC would make
>it mildly annoying to follow the type promotion rules in the standard.

Duh. Time to get my head out of the sand, I guess. Delighted to
find that those changes are already done. If I've got to make an
idiot of myself, at least the final result is good.