El Mié 01 Oct 2003 22:45, Gezeala 'Eyah' "Bacuño" II escribió:
> Saw this in the Postgresql manual :
> Chapter 8. Data Types
> Some of the operators and functions (e.g., addition and multiplication)
> do not perform run-time error-checking in the interests of improving
> execution speed. On some systems, for example, the numeric operators for
> some data types may silently cause underflow or overflow.
> is this a bug or what??

If it's documented, then it's a feature.

As you see, it's to gain speed. Remember that this is a database engine, not a 
scientific aplication.

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