* Jon A. Lambert <jlsysinc / alltel.net> [2005-04-24 19:47:10 +0900]:

> This would make an excellent addition and possibly foundation for Ruby 
> report writing applications.
> 
> As a somewhat related aside, in my own little language, I implement a fixed 
> decimal type in addition to float and binary along the same lines of IBM's 
> C extension which was submitted to ANSI many years ago.
> 
> decimal(15,2) x;

Hmm, could this be emulated with a wrapper around BigDecimal?

-- 
Jim Freeze
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