Thu May 12 16:34:15 CEST 2005
On 5/12/05, Alexander Williams <thantos@REDACTED> wrote:
> Rather annoying to run into purely unexpectedly when in the midst of
> hacking of some Yaws processing of data back from MySQL. ("Er, "3"
> is a badarg? Excuse me?") Nothing I couldn't hack around by simply
> searching the string for a "." and then appending ".0" if one wasn't
> found, but it was vaguely annoying to have to do so.
I haven't used MySQL in a while, but isn't there a way to have the
query format the data so it always has the decimal point? Granted,
this means you're converting the result to a string in order to format
it. But it looks as though you're converting a string anyways.
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