[Haskell-cafe] Implementation of scaled integers
Twan van Laarhoven
twanvl at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 16:58:14 EST 2007
Stefan Heinzmann wrote:
> Hi all,
> is there a library for Haskell that implements scaled integers, i.e.
> integers with a fixed scale factor so that the scale factor does not
> need to be stored, but is part of the type?
Data.Fixed  does exactly that, only it is based on Integer. Using
fixed point with finite sized integers is more tricky, because you have
to be careful not to get overflows in intermediate results.
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