From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-16 07:26:44
Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> | The slides have examples where the units are from physics. So you
> | represent a number's units as a n-tuple of exponents with each
> | exponent corresponding to one of the fundamental SI units.
> | Arithmetic operations on numbers with these units have well
> | defined rules to compute the resulting units.
> | If the semantics of the exponents in the n-tuple are user defined, ...
> Would an example here be if the exponents in the n-tuple were of type rational
> rather than type integer?
Well, you can make "compile-time rationals", but they can't look like
our Boost rational class because the numerator and denominator have to
be part of the type.
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