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Subject: Re: [boost] Numeric constants
From: Max (loadcom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-31 00:48:44

> > IMO, We should definitely use SI.
> What units to use is strictly a function of what you are simulating.
> I'm a big fan of SI units in education and many problems, but in some
> settings they are not a good choice. (Consider a particle physics
> program, as an example.) In physical calculations, you should always
> choose your units based on what calculations you are doing, not on some
> rigid belief in what system people "should" use.
> This has some flexibility based on what units users of the program
> will expect to see, but none based on pure dogma.

:-) with my face getting red for a while.


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