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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-03 06:28:12

"Deane Yang" <deane_yang_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Dan W. wrote:
> >
> > Where I would *really* use real physical quantities 90% of the time is
> > in my old virtual reality engine, if I get back to work on it again, one
> > of these days, as I was planning to model realistic physics at a very
> > low level. But for most applications, I would probably benefit more
> > from totally ridiculous and insulting quantities like the ones I just
> > mentioned.
> >
> Amen. And I think this applies to 90% of the potential users of
> a quantities library. What is widely needed is an abstract quantities
> library, with NO pre-defined units or dimensions. This, in my view,
> is a much more important library than the physical dimensions library,
> which serves a much narrower need.

Sounds great ... the more the merrier... Mathias Schabel is coding , Phil
Richards is coding and I am coding
... join the party :-)
Seriously... Some (runnable) code might help explain what you mean....

Andy Little

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