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From: David Greene (greened_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-19 16:52:27

Haven't had a chance to look at the code or docs yet, but have been
following the thread. Sounds great so far!

Matthias Schabel wrote:

> I recall the same; my opinion is that the full dimensional analysis
> machinery
> is probably overkill for this kind of application as I have a hard
> time envisioning
> units like $ m/s^2 being useful, but it should be possible, again, by
> currencies as
> value types...something like this:

I'm not one of the people who initially requested this, but I can
absolutely see a use for dimensional analysis when it comes to
finances. Think of $/flop, watt/flop or even $-watt/flop for
procuring computing systems.

Engineering, at its basic level, is trading off technical innovation
for money. Measuring such things gets one into...interesting units. :)


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