From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-16 04:45:46
Well - I'd be delighted with this too - it's all I'd ever want,
but too many Boosters seems not to accept that
"The Best is the Enemy of the Good".
-- Paul A Bristow Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal, Cumbria UK LA8 8AB Phone and SMS text +44 1539 561830, Mobile and SMS text +44 7714 330204 mailto: pbristow_at_[hidden] www.hetp.u-net.com | -----Original Message----- | From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] | [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Deane Yang | Sent: 15 November 2005 16:04 | To: boost_at_[hidden] | Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in dimension/unit-checking library? | | If you're going to take my side of the argument, then I'll | have to take | yours! | | To heck with the ultimate library. Just one working library, even SI | units only, in boost would be major progress. The ultimate | one can come | later and should come from the people (like me) who are demanding it. | Those of you who have developed physical units only libraries | (because | that's the only thing you need) should proceed anyway. It's my belief | that even such a library will see widespread usage and that this | experience will help us develop further enhancements to the library. | | > Perhaps I can just add that there was a significant feeling that a | > 'meta-units' system that allowed 'User Defined Units' - | from which could be | > created the familiar SI units system, but would also allow | more unusual | > units systems, for example used by the finance world, or | really weird like | > non-relativistic. | > | > The ultimate dimension/unit-checking library? |
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