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CompareNumbersMBS(v1 as Variant, v2 as Variant) as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
global method Math MBS DataTypes Plugin 20.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Compares numbers.
Dim u As UInt64 = 12345678901234567890
Dim i As Int64 = -1

If u > i Then
Break // 12345678901234567890 > -1
Break // xojo says it's smaller!
End If

If CompareNumbersMBS(u,i) > 0 Then
Break // Plugin does it right
End If
The goal: compare numbers better than Xojo.
Especially UInt64/Int64 edge cases.

We treat nil as 0 value and ptr as UInt64.
If first argument is string, we just compare both as string. If first argument is numeric and second argument is string, we convert second one to number.

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