"Tom Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> No, my proposed patch doesn't change that.  It might be that we should
> provide an "integer division" operator for NUMERIC, so that you can get
> at the exact result of trunc(x/y).

I was also thinking that if the denominator had only factors of 2 and 5 we
could calculate the precision to be precisely enough to maintain the original
precision. Ie, nnnn/1000 should just give you n.nnn not n.nnn0000 and more
importantly it should never round.

  Gregory Stark
  EnterpriseDB          http://www.enterprisedb.com

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