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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Units] Un-scaling dimensionless value
From: Lindley French (lindleyf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-17 17:14:47

Yes, I caught that subtlety and I understand it in that context. I just
feel there should be some way to use Boost.Units---portions of it,
anyway---in a context where exact math is required and floating point is
therefore forbidden.

On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> On 18/02/2014 07:05, Quoth Lindley French:
> I can understand why double was chosen for scaling, but it doesn't
>> "feel" right. Oh well, this will do for now.
> Bear in mind that scaling is used not just for SI prefixes but also for
> lb/kg conversions and similar. Double is probably the only way to go there.
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