Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Decimal field precision question
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
jeff_j_dunlap wrote:
> I'm learning FB using dialect 3 and as far as that goes, I can't see a
> difference between choosing NUMERIC(precision.scale) or DECIMAL
> (precision.scale). With this said, I think that I'm going to
> standardize on using NUMERIC instead of DECIMAL so that if I ever need
> to store smaller numerics (, I will save myself 2 bytes per field.

IIRC they are implemented in the same way, so choosing one or another
makes no practical difference

> Best Regards,
> Jeff

see you !

Alexandre Benson Smith
THOR Software e Comercial Ltda
Santo Andre - Sao Paulo - Brazil