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Add a BigDecimal type #8

rust-highfive opened this Issue Sep 28, 2014 · 4 comments


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rust-highfive commented Sep 28, 2014

Issue by sfackler
Monday Sep 02, 2013 at 21:24 GMT

For earlier discussion, see rust-lang/rust#8937

This issue was labelled with: A-libs, E-easy, E-hard in the Rust repository

libextra already has BigInt, BigUint and BigRational but not an arbitrary precision decimal type similar to Java's BigDecimal or SQL's NUMERIC type.


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MDCox commented May 14, 2015

I just ran into a place where I needed this, so since no one's touched it since bringing it up in September, I'm gonna take a crack at it. Commenting here just for the record and to let other precision-demanding people know that it's on it's way.


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emabee commented Dec 10, 2015

Is this still in the works? I'd be interested in trying it out (I'm using nightly anyway, since I also want to use serde)


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cuviper commented Dec 17, 2015

@emabee, if you want to work on this, I'd say @MDCox's claim has expired.


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cuviper commented Dec 19, 2017

I believe a few developers are active with the bigdecimal crate:

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