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SQLCalcEngine - evaluate numeric expression

By Wayne Lawton,

SQLCalcEngine - evaluate numeric expression similar to the VB eval function.

The basic concept is to pass a string containing a numeric expression such as ((2+3)*(4/9)) and receive a numeric value back.

The algorithm is based loosely on material found at http://www.arstdesign.com/articles/expression_evaluation.html, as well as material found in the book "Writing Compilers and Interpreters" by Ronald Mak.

The next enhancement will be to implement two-character operators, as well as support the common SQL functions in the expressions. Look for updates to the script over the near future.

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