Decimal arithmatic, was Re: Python GUI app to impress the boss?
James J. Besemer
jb at cascade-sys.com
Mon Sep 30 19:54:22 CEST 2002
Steve Holden wrote:
><sismex01 at hebmex.com> wrote...
>[ ... ]
>OK, so don't use whole pennies (or smallest currency) as your
>base, use 10,000ths of a penny, but still use integer arithmetic
>for your calculations.
Normal Integers aren't big enough. 2^31 / 10K == 215K.
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