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From: Geoff Leyland (gley001_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-06 23:39:58

On 7/01/2004, at 5:05 PM, Deane Yang wrote:

> And, wouldn't this units library be much simpler to develop than the
> whole physical dimensions library? I think that Abrahams, Duncan, and
> Schabel have already pretty much described how to do it. The only
> difficulty I am aware of is the compilation time involved in handling
> lists of types that represent the different fundamental units in
> a derived unit.

I've only been following this discussion from the side, but I was under
the impression that Mattias Schabel had not just described how to do
it, but had actually done it. Is that right?

Furthermore, as I understood it, Mattias's units library was fairly
solidly based on the underlying concept of (user-chosen) dimensions.
Have I misunderstood?


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