Max, yes, in fact they would require far less decimel division. As bitcoin is about $500 per coin, give or take, purchases usually have to made in fractions of the coin represented by decimels. But ripples, at least for now, have a much smaller valuation.
Micro-transactions are one of the big advantages for digital currency because the current payment noncash options typically add on fees that are a disincetive for any transactions below a certain amount. Even physical retail establishments sometimes ask for a $10 minimum for credit card payments.