Subject Re: [firebird-support] Save decimal data type
Author Ann Harrison
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 12:55 PM, Slavomir Skopalik

> Hi,
> if is it posible, use DOUBLE PRECISION data type instead NUMERIC one.
> But be carefully with comparison on exact value.

Generally, floating point works best for things you measure and
for things you count. Someone on the .NET list can probably help you
handle the
problem of getting scaled numbers back to your application with the correct

The problem is not with the locale, it's with the translation from the
representation (integer with a scale factor) to the application data types.

Good luck,


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