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

Jarosław Staniek js at iidea.pl
Thu Oct 26 22:17:25 BST 2006

Thiago Macieira said the following, On 2006-10-26 22:20:

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

OK, that's good option.

regards / pozdrawiam, Jaroslaw Staniek
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