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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-30 10:52:31


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Michael Fawcett
>Sent: 30 March 2007 15:36
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Quantitative Units library
>review begins today,March 26
>On 3/28/07, Matthias Schabel <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I tend to try to name things so they sound right if you read them;
>> even though they are used in aerial navigation, as far as I
>> understand they are still called nautical miles, so to my eye
>> nautical::miles reads right.
>This isn't a big issue to me, but it does seem inconsistent. Yes, the
>unit is called "nautical miles", but would you also propose that "US
>survey foot" be US::survey::foot?

Surely it should be US::survey::feet ;-))

which I feel is a sort of reductio ad absurdum argument

for keeping everything singular?


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