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Subject: Re: [boost] [units] Interest in UDLs (e.g. _kg) for units?
From: Rob Stewart (robertstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-22 05:26:17

On August 22, 2014 4:08:34 AM EDT, Curdeius Curdeius <curdeius_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>I was wondering if there is any interest in adding User-Defined
>Literals (UDLs) to Boost.Units.
>IMO, it could simplify some code and improve code readability in some
>For example instead of writing (it's a somehow artificial example)
> 5.34 * si::milli * si::kilogram;
> 1234 * si::kilogram;
>one would write
> 5.34_g;
> 1234_kg;

That would be much more readable, so the idea has merit. Usability, compile-time overhead, diagnostics, etc. would be factors in evaluating the result.


(Sent from my portable computation engine)

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