From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-07 07:43:48
| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Paul Giaccone
| Sent: 07 June 2006 12:20
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [Review][PQS] Physical Quantities
| System review (May31through June 9)
| Andy Little wrote:
| > Hi Paul,
| > "Paul A Bristow" <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| > news:E1FneN9-00014T-OY_at_he303war.uk.vianw.net...
| >> 4 It isn't immediately obvious to me how to ensure output in SI
| >> 'engineering' multiples, depending on the value.
| >> For example, 0.123 m outputs as 1.23 mm, but 1234.5 m
| outputs as 1.2345 km.
| ...and this point too: 0.123 m = 123 mm or 1.23 decametres
| (but not 1.23
| mm), so either the above is a bug or incorrectly transcribed.
Oops! Shows the need for AUTOMATIC scaling (rather than an incompetent
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