Suitable new name for Dimensional library
bjorn.buckwalter at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 16:29:12 EDT 2007
On 9/28/07, Isaac Dupree <isaacdupree at charter.net> wrote:
> >> I don't remember, is it possible for modules that import yours, to
> >> define arbitrary new units of their own?
> > Yes, e.g. "nauticalMile = prefix 1.852 (kilo meter)".
> I mean a new dimension, like "prettyness" measured in "Emilys", for example.
Ah, yes. The 'Extensible' module makes it relatively easy to add a new
base dimension on top of the seven SI base dimensions. The 'CGS'
module demonstrates how to replace the SI with another system
altogether. Both of these should be considered experimental, however.
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