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From: David Greene (greened_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-07 14:46:50

Paul A Bristow wrote:

> I think it would be VERY BAD mistake to fix the idea of SI only in the name,
> when ALL units (including 'zero' units) can be handled.
> "si_unit::length::in" looks plain daft.
> Much as SI units are preferable, sadly, other 'traditional' units are never
> going to go away.

> Lets keep the package as general as possible.

I agree, but unfortunately it is not general enough. See my review
concerning the lack of non-power-of-10 prefixes. I think this
library _should_ be a general units framework but it's not there
yet. Until it gets there or there is a plan to get there, it should
not be called "units."


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