Re: [exim] Math

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Author: JAS
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To: david
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Subject: Re: [exim] Math


david@??? wrote:

> From: "JAS" <jas2803@???>
>
>>
>> From what I have read, I am gathering exim does not deal with real
>> numbers? Is this true. I cannot do a test to see if 1.234>2.432?
>
>
> If what you have read includes the documentation, you should have no
> doubt that it is true.
>
> Quote from the documentation on comparison operators: "optionally
> signed decimal integers"
>
> http://www.exim.org/exim-html-4.40/doc/html/spec_toc.html#TOC129
>
>
>> if there is a way, could someone point me in the correct direction
>
>
> There are many ways, depending on the context of your comparision and
> the possible range of values being compared.
>
> For the example you gave, "1.234>2.432", you can use "${if
> gt{1.234}{2.432}" to compare them as strings; since both numbers have
> the name number of digits before the decimal point, the result will be
> numerically correct as well as lexically correct.
>
> David
>
>
> **


THANKS...I will check on this.

JAS