Using _Decimal64

Tadeus Prastowo
Thu Sep 7 17:09:00 GMT 2017

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 7:02 PM, A.J. Bonnema <> wrote:
> The _Decimal type is actually pretty awesome! Except for printf for which I
> have to cast back to float or double, it works just like other numeric
> variables.
> Apart from that it is not a part of the current C standard (C11) why don't
> we see more people talking about this? As far as I can see it is an
> excellent addition for financial and reporting applications. Just wondering.

Perhaps because the people who are most happy to use it for financial
and reporting applications have already moved to Java long ago ;)

> Kind regards, Guus.

Best regards,

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