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From: Eric Lemings (lemings_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-21 18:54:30


> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Dave Steffen
> Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 4:49 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Units library preview
> Comment from the back row: Some people will want automatic
> conversions. Some people will want a compilation failure.
> Both are perfectly reasonable behaviors, and which one is
> appropriate is project specific.
> If (either) units library fails to provide both
> capabilities, it will be unusable for some category of projects.
> I don't know how to control this, nor what the interface
> should look like, but I am certain that a good units library
> will be able to go both ways.

Ah! Finally, some good design criticisms.

I will certainly take that into account in future implementations.


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