On 11/02/2010, at 3:31 PM, CRPence wrote:

The database actually treats the fields as signed integers, fully
supporting the largest of both the negative and positive values when
defined with a zero scale.

Ahh, that's interesting. I'd always understood it was a database attempt to support RPG's weird view of Binary data types and I'll admit I made presumptions about the limits of the 8-byte form. So I can still learn things about this system ... excellent!

Regards,
Simon Coulter.
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