On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 14:09 -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> I ran your SELECT pow(10::numeric, 131071), and gain, 4096 0's are
> displayed on my screen.  SELECT pow(10::numeric, 7000) and SELECT
> pow(10::numeric, 10000) generate identical displays on my screen.

Are you saying there is a bug with or without my patch?

Can we get the usual release levels/cvstip, ports, etc.

Are you connecting across network/ protocol differences...

[Just out of interest, has anybody ever used a number bigger than 10^20
in an application? My understanding is that the number of atoms in the
universe is around 10^80. Accuracy is needed during calculation, but
much less so during storage.]


Best Regards, Simon Riggs

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