I wonder how much leveraging SQLite can help. SQLite has only basic math 
functions, and you cannot use stored functions, but you CAN map functions to a 
C API. And if you can do THAT, then someone has written a math API, and maybe 
that is a good place to start looking. 

Bob S

> On Aug 9, 2017, at 09:42 , Mark Waddingham via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Btw, I should mention that the way numbers work in LiveCode has become one of 
> my biggest 'pet peeves' over the last year or so. The current way things work 
> is too simplistic really - it hides the very important distinction between 
> 'exact' and 'inexact' numeric representations, for example.
> Unfortunately, there's a fair amount of work involved to fix the situation to 
> my satisfaction level - although I think I have a handle on how to do so 
> without hugely adversely affecting general numeric performance. *sigh*
> Warmest Regards,
> Mark.
> -- 
> Mark Waddingham ~ m...@livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
> LiveCode: Everyone can create apps

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