Subject Re: [firebird-support] numeric overflow with constants?
Author Ann W. Harrison
Richard Wesley wrote:

> I guess my question is "Why?" Or more precisely, "What is the the
> implied type of these constants without casting?"

Numeric (18,17) ... which on division would try to create
a numeric (37,18) or something equally unlovely. It uses
the normal rules for arithmetic and tries to put the output
in something that can hold any possible result of the