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Date: 2009-05-17 (16:15)
From: Harrison, John R <john.r.harrison@i...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Data type representing 'Money'
The recent revision of the IEEE Standard 754 for binary floating-point
arithmetic added specifications for decimal floating-point types,
specifically designed for use in financial applications. In the long
term, OCaml support for these may be a good idea.

Intel provides a library with a fairly portable software implementation
of the new decimal types here:


And if you want to find out more about decimal arithmetic, there are
several talks and a special session on the subject at this year's
Computer Arithmetic conference, the early registration deadline for
which is tomorrow :-)