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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-21 03:36:32

"Phil Richards" <news_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Nope, it's a check of dimensionality, not units.
> A check of units would be one that found an error in:
> m/s = ft/min
> The difference between units and dimensionality incorrectness
> is that units can be converted (if they are compatible). They
> are (sometimes) compatible when their dimensionality is the same.
> If your dimensionality is incorrect, you are screwed.
> phil, back to my rock to hide under

Thanks for crawling out !

(Basically I'm with you on this. Unfortunately, as usual, the Americans have to
do everything differently ) ;-)

Andy Little

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