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RE: Re: XSLT 2.0 Decimal number silliness

Subject: RE: Re: XSLT 2.0 Decimal number silliness
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 16:51:08 +0100
128 bits decimal
# The "decimal" data type should be used when you require a 
# high level of precision, since it can accurately store data 
# up to 28 digits after the decimal points (128-bit precision).

There's nothing in the XML Schema or XPath specifications that specifies the
precision of xs:decimal, other than a statement that at least 18 decimal
digits must be supported. I've no idea where you got 128 bits from, nor 28
digits.

Michael Kay

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