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From: Noah Roberts (roberts.noah_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-28 15:45:09

Steven Watanabe wrote:

> I may be wrong, but in order to avoid any excess loss
> of precision you have to store a set of all the base
> units and track the actual unit at runtime involving
> a merge with every multiplyor divide. This kind of
> overhead is not always acceptable.

I don't understand what you are saying.

>> At any rate, there are ways to solve the whole thing regardless. The
>> question is, what is the use of a library that only does static
>> conversions.
> As has been stated many times conversions are not
> the primary point of the library.

I've never seen that stated. I don't believe it either. If conversions
are not the point of the library than why is a very significant portion
of the library dealing with units and conversions?

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