[development] code proposal: localization of currency, ...
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Mon Oct 22 13:15:09 UTC 2007
On Oct 22, 2007, at 14:12 , Earnie Boyd wrote:
> When it comes to accounting systems, floating numbers should be
> avoided and all data should be stored and processed as integers to
> avoid rounding issues while processing. Only at the time of
> representation do we present the fractions by dividing by the most
> significant fraction (e.g. 100). At the time of input we multiply
> by the most significant fraction and round as necessary. This also
> has a benefit of processing faster as integer processing is faster
> than decimal processing.
Just for the record, the Money CCK field already does this.
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