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From: Paul A. Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-06 06:33:22

This promises to meet a massive need,

but for me must wait until I get MSVC 7.1
which I understand includes partial specialisation.
(How did MS ever think it wasn't absolutely essential?)

Meanwhile, perhaps others can evaluate this?


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Eric Ford
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 12:34 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: RE: [boost] Eric Ford's Unit package
> > This looks most interesting, and there most definitely remains a
> > great need for
> > a units handling package.
> >
> > I presume you have looked at W W Brown's SI units proposal
> >
> > and wonder why you rejected it and how your proposal is different.
> Yes, I had seen his old code, but not this proposal. (I have not seen
> a version of his code which implements his proposal. Please let me
> know if you can point to one.) I share many of his goals, and
> certainly benefitted from reviewing his code. I'll outline some of
> the differences below.

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