[patch] K{Int|Double}Validator + new classes

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Oct 26 21:20:07 BST 2006

Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
>> What do you mean by "full precision" ?
>100%, absolute accuracy, unlike in floating point numeral system.
>The application of this data type is (no surprise) database, processing
> when _currency_ is involved and any data-entry systems.
>To make the decimal type fit cleanly to the mentioned
> KNumValidator<type> template, I propose introduction of a class (let's
> name it 'kdecimal') with all the needed operators implemented.
>The next step could be to take advantage of the accuracy of the new type
> and bring KDecimalNumInput and/or KDecimalSpinBox as an alternative to
> KDoubleSpinBox/KDoubleNumInput.

Given the limited use for this class and its validator, I'd recommend that 

1) make the KNumValidator<T> flexible for easy extension

2) make KDecimal and the validator class only appear in Kexi. If another 
program needs it, we can consider moving it into KDELibs.

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