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From: ivan at algorithmics dot com (Ivan Simon)
Subject: Re: large integers
Date: Jan 31 1996 9:51PM

On Jan 31,  2:12am, Michael Peppler wrote:
> Subject: Re: large integers
> I guess there are two solutions: Sybperl could test the size of the
> NUMERIC variable, and convert to char (using dbconvert()) if the
> precision is >= 16.
>
> Comments anyone?
>
> Michael
>-- End of excerpt from Michael Peppler

One of my first thoughts was to use dbconvert(). However, it does
not seem to be a part of Sybperl 2b1, the release that I am using.
Is dbconvert() available in a later release of sybperl.

Ivan.


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