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Subject: Re: [boost] [units] Pull request and RFC: information unit definitions for Boost.Units
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-22 09:11:49

Hi Marek,

Am Friday, 1. August 2014, 12:50:11 schrieb Curdeius Curdeius:
> Hi all,
> I have created a pull request building on top of Erik's proposal.
> It adds missing zebi and yobi prefixes as defined by IEC.
> I have also added tests for these prefixes.
> The only thing is that zebi (2^70) and yobi (2*80) are too large for *long
> long int*, so I test them with boost::multiprecision::int128_t.
> Link to PR:
> Description:
> I have added zebi and yobi IEC prefixes and corresponding tests for
> completeness taking Erik's pull request as a base.

I've now looked at them and this looks fine so far. But I'm missing the needed
documentation for the new functionality. Can you add some?
And there is not need to prefix the commit message with "[Boost] [Units]", the
context is clear :-)

> I am not sure if creating a new PR is a good solution or if there is any
> way to add a commit directly to the existing one. If you know a better way,
> I would appreciate any information.

As far as I know, that it okay. I've been able to pull both commits to my
working copy without problems.



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