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From: Alec Ross (alec_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-28 14:57:33

In message
<D730FF7CEDDCA64483F9E99D999A158BFCC991_at_[hidden]>, Eric
Lemings <lemings_at_[hidden]> writes
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Steven Watanabe
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 12:03 PM
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost][Review] Quantitative Units library
>> review begins today March 26
>> How would you do it? Using some special set
>> of units has problems with extensibility.
>> Suppose someone tried to add currency and used
>> US dollars as the base and at the same time
>> someone else used euros as the base.
>Speaking of currency however, that is another completely different
>problem as conversions between units of currency are dynamic rather
>than fixed like all units of physical measurement. Conversions for
>such units can only be done at runtime.
For current data. But not for historic values.

Alec Ross

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