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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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Saturday September 04, 2004
06:48 PM

Wise man say

[ #20733 ]
Dear Log,

Do all money math in cents. It avoids surprises from roundoff errors.

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  • ...until you have to calculate tax, interest or anything else involving percentages. Then you're back at 1**2. :(

    bignum.pm is an interesting way out, if you can afford the speed hit, except that strings used as numbers are not bignums. Sounds unlikely until you realize that everything returned from DBI is a string (at least with DBD::mysql).