From: p_michel_andre (michel.andre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-10 10:17:08
Some more thougths?
Maybe the name should be changed to fixed_decimal.
Since if we later want to include a decimal class with floating
decimal point (or arbitrary precision) and decimal (radix 10 rounding
rules and radix 10 exponent), i think that that class should be
This is of course not a big issue, but I think it should be
I can imagine at least 3 decimal type classes:
1 fixed - the one you propse
2 floating point - like .NETs decimal see
lassTopic.asp (this would be a very useful addition to C++)
arbitrary precision - http://www2.hursley.ibm.com/decimal/ like Javas
3 BigDecimal or the decNumber C package
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