Subject Re: [IBO] Numeric(10,2) from Domain gives TIBOBCDfield in Delphi!?
Author Rohit Gupta

The problem is that it keeps changing from version to version. I have
already changed all float fields on my 200+ forms twice to suit IBO.

This incarnarion is effecting numeric (9,4) and Numeric (12,3) and making
them into BCD fields. Thats a minor problem. The major one is that the now
the data in the tables is stuffed.

I have wasted half a day in tracking this down and patching it so I can

----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Worboys" <geoff@...>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, 26 March 2001 23:14
Subject: Re: [IBO] Numeric(10,2) from Domain gives TIBOBCDfield in Delphi!?

> > Yes, this was fixed but has resurfaced... a dratted nuiscance
> > and time waster. :-) I have brute-force patched the source
> > for my purposes while I try to figure out why the code is there.
> Can you please elaborate on what you consider to be a problem. It
> cant be fixed if we dont know what you expect.
> Is there some reason why you dont want NUMERIC/DECIMAL fields to be
> implemented as BCD? If you are treating such fields as float/double
> at the client, why are you not using float/double at the database?
> Geoff Worboys
> Telesis Computing
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