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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 20040107 03:08:53
"Jan Langer" <jan_at_[hidden]> wrote
> > Yep ... Dont have a clue what this SIUnits syntax is about:
> > Length L = 5 * meters ;
> > I tend to assume that operator * means multiply... Nope apparently not
> > in SIUnits.
>
> i do not really know what you mean, but 5 * meter(s) looks very natural
> to me. a scalar factor 5 is multiplied to a length of a meter, which
> results in a length of 5 meters. if you have an implicit value_type and
> if you assume to be solely in a specific units system, the syntax
> length l = 5*meters;
> expresses all facts.
So does:
q_length::m l(5);
I would initialise a vector of volumes in cubickilometres like this:
std::vector<q_volume::km3> vect(1000);
What is the equivalent of this declaration in SIunits syntax?
regards
Andy Little
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