[TAG] Paul Sephton's article "A Question Of Rounding"
khh at khherrmann.de
Thu Oct 4 02:00:58 MSD 2007
On Wed, 3 Oct 2007 16:47:02 -0500
Ben Okopnik <ben at linuxgazette.net> wrote:
> I think we'd lose a little precision in _expressing_ things, though...
just use very long long long ints and think in units of 10^-12 of whatever
physical or currency unit you use....
I very hazily believe to recall that was the way of COBOL which was
explicitly written for use in finance software.
It's the TeX way anyway :-)
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