Subject Re: decimal / numeric
Author csswa
The distinction is something to do with numerics storing the exact
precision/scale and decimals storing *at least* that precision/scale.
(I may have that back to front. No manual within reach right now.)

Can anyone give a practical example of the difference? Cheers.

Andrew Ferguson

--- In ib-support@y..., "Claudio Valderrama C." <cvalde@u...> wrote:
> "Peter Faulks" <pfaulks@c...> wrote in message
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> > G'day
> >
> > Are there any differences at all between a decimal and numeric
> In the SQL standard, yes.
> In the engine, no.
> C.
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