Fast, efficient support for converting between double precision floating point values and text.
Although about 15 times faster than plain
show, these functions
are slower than their
Text counterparts, at roughly half the
speed. (This seems to be due to the cost of allocating
ByteString values via
Compute a representation in exponential format with the requested number of digits after the decimal point. The last emitted digit is rounded. If -1 digits are requested, then the shortest exponential representation is computed.
Compute a decimal representation with a fixed number of digits after the decimal point. The last emitted digit is rounded.
precision leading digits of the given value either in
exponential or decimal format. The last computed digit is rounded.