Subject Re: [ib-support] Float data type
Author Martijn Tonies

> I should give more information.
> What I am actually trying to do is to store a Dewey Number. However, one
> the users wants to be able to search within a range of Dewey Numbers, e.g.
> to return all books in the system between 658.05 and 658.09.
> Therefore, I think storing them as a float with up to 6 decimal places
> be best. However, you say that floats are not stored exactly, when I want
> this to be an exact number.


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