Subject Re: Any enhancement on Firebird 2.0 Numeric or Decimal DataType
Author Chau Chee Yang
> One suggestion I have heard is to use double precision floating point
> for things you measure (e.g. weight) and numeric for things you count
> (e.g. money).

Double precision can't express the number exactly. Format I want the
number of 99.99999999999 to be presented as is. If I use double
precision, it may present as 99.99999999998