Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: NUMERIC and DECIMAL
Author Ann W. Harrison
Ann W. Harrison wrote:
>>Actually, NUMERIC is stored as smallint and DECIMAL as integer.

I was wrong, Rick is right. For precision < 5 NUMERIC is a small int
and DECIMAL is integer. Precisions between 5 and 9 both use integer,
and precisions 10 and above both use int64.

Beats me why. Each of them will happily exceed the precision specified.