From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-10 05:13:34
| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Leland Brown
| Sent: 09 June 2006 22:41
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [Review][PQS] Review deadline
| Paul A Bristow <pbristow <at> hetp.u-net.com> writes:
| > | (And BTW, it did find several bugs in my
| > | computations by flagging dimensions problems!)
| > Can you elaborate a little on the value of using a
| dimensional analysis by sharing some of these with us?
| One example I was able to dig up was in approximating a
| function's derivatives using finite differences.
An interesting example.
| (Because these errors are caught at compile-time,
| and thus usually before the code is checked in,
*** the fixes don't appear in the change history.***
- only as a oath from the programmer;-)
And a very interesting observation about potential pitfalls of software
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