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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-08 07:36:01

"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Janek Kozicki" wrote
>> Personally I'd prefer the second option.
>> -----------------------------------------------------
>>> kg.m2_div_s2
>>> it would be much clearer.
>> I've been wondering why not use * like this:
>> kg*m^2*s^-2
>> or this:
>> kg*m^2/s^2
>> Are * and / restricted, being ,,special'' characters?
> I must admit that both the ouput format and the quantity typedef names, I
> frankly havent done much work on, beyond getting something that works. I would
> welcome help from anyone regarding writing a specification in both areas.
> In the output area one think lacking is going beyond ASCII. It would be nice
> to
> output Ohms as Ω rather than R for example. Any help with that would be
> appreciated too. I dont really know where to start with that.

BTW whatever appears locally after " output Ohms as " is meant to be the
electronic symbol for Ohms. I suspect that its not the case though!

Andy Little

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