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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-04 13:46:04

| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Matthias Schabel
| Sent: 04 September 2006 06:45
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Units library preview
| After a multi-year hiatus,

it is good to see this interesting proposal refined and documented.

1 It would be helpful to avoid having to build everything to see the

So it would be nice to have sample output appended as a long comment


Output is:



(For those using MSVC, I find that Gennediy's suggestion in Boost.Test is
most helpful:

For Microsoft IDE, add to the project configuration properties a
Build Events, Post-BuildEvent,

Command line: "$(TargetDir)$(TargetName).exe"

Description: Autorun "$(TargetDir)$(TargetName).exe"

This means you can simply copy and post from the Output Windows onto the
.cpp demo file.

(and also perhaps individual outputs as inline comments

cout << length << endl; // "2.0 m")

3 A quick failed attempt to build suggests that the folder /utility is

4 I also note the license is not Boost - this would of course be essential,
but hopefully only requires some editing.

5 Meantime I am RTFM ;-)


Paul A Bristow
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