RE: [xsl] [Q] Sum Function

Subject: RE: [xsl] [Q] Sum Function
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 17:11:25 -0000
> Total should be 16.37
> but,
> <xsl:value-of select="sum($BatchPayments/Amount)"/>
> calculates the value as 16.369999999999997

XPath 1.0 arithmetic is always floating point, so you're likely to get some
rounding errors from converting decimal to binary and back again. A usually
adequate answer is to display the result using format-number().

Mike Kay

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