I had a thought ... (I know, call the newspapers).

Don Dwiggins dwig at advancedmp.net
Thu May 31 22:01:13 CEST 2001


> From: "Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com>

> Visual Basic has that.  It's called "Currency", I believe.

> I don't think anybody's really using it, though. I could
> be wrong, it's hard to get precise statistics, but for
> what I can judge from typical VB snippets seen around
> they seem to be using the convenient notation (which, I
> think, maps to floating-point) anyway.

See http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q172/3/38.ASP for one
use of Currency having nothing to do with money.

-- 
Don Dwiggins                    "Solvitur Ambulando"
Advanced MP Technology
dwig at advancedmp.net





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