* D'Arcy J.M. Cain (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote: > On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:44:24 -0400 > Stephen Frost <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I'm not sure about 'money' in general but these claims of great > > performance improvments over numeric just don't fly so easily with me. > > numeric isn't all *that* much slower than regular old integer in the > > tests that I've done. > > Numeric has been shown to be as good or better than money in I/O > operations. Where money shines is in internal calculations.
Which may be an area which could be improved on for numeric, or even a numeric64 type added for it. I'm not entirely sure there's a huge amount to gain there either though... Thanks, Stephen
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