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Re: mysql float data type

> From: Lucio Chiappetti <lucio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> never used DECIMAL nor intend to

Why would you blow off an important feature of any system?

DECIMAL performs "infinite precision math," and should be used in ALL situations where you don't want rounding errors. It should ALWAYS be your first choice for quantities of money, for example.

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