[haiku-development] Re: gcc enable _Decimal32, _Deimal64 and _Decimal128 (and g++ decimal32, ...) support

  • From: Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 16:03:44 -0500

Using integers cents to represent monetary units is pretty standard,
and I can attest to working on professional banking software which did
just that. Once you start dealing with databases, multiple programming
languages and/or platforms, you really don't have any choice. Floats
are just too inconsistent, and these GCC extensions are not mature


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