On 6 May 2010 11:52, Paul Waring <p...@xk7.net> wrote: > If I was designing the system from scratch, that's what I'd do. > Unfortunately this is an add-on to a legacy system where currency values are > already stored as strings in the database (yes, not ideal I know, but you > have to work with what you've got).
I don't know much about your situation, but it does sound like you need to fix the root problem. I'd use a decimal type, and lean on the database to do the maths. http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/numeric-types.html You many also find money_format() useful: http://php.net/manual/en/function.money-format.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php