Units of measurement

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 23:27:14 CET 2007

Paul Rubin wrote:
> I'm sure this has been done before, but it just struck my fancy, an
> example of Python's "emulating numeric types", inspired by the old
> Unix "units" utility, and the Frink language.

Oh yeah, it's been done before. Several times over, in fact.


Caltech's pyre.units

Konrad Hinsen's Scientific.Physics.PhysicalQuantity

Will Ware posted one to the list.

And there was another one announced here sometime in the past year or so, IIRC,
but I don't recall the name of it or that of the author.  :-(

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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