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From: Ken Hagan (K.Hagan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-27 11:23:50

Jason D Schmidt wrote:
> Not too long ago, I asked people on this list if anyone was interested in
> having math & physics values incorporated into Boost. Some people
> sounded interested, so here's what I'm proposing:
> Does anyone have any thoughts on the general design I've proposed above
> or anything else?

You should certainly review
if you have not already done so. As Kevin indicates, there has been
much effort already with less to show for it than we might have hoped.
However, Paul Bristow's efforts have produced something of value,
and his docs also capture a lot of the arguments that shot down the

As far as physical units go, I think there was some suggestion that the
Fermilab library might be boost-able, but nothing has happened yet.

I think the only way to find out is to trawl the archives, or wait for a
from someone with a better memory than me. It would be nice if there
was a "frequently requested libraries and why they haven't been written
yet" page, but that sounds like a lot of effort (and possibly

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