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"Definitive" in the sense that it effortlessly converts into all related units, not in the amount of units handled. :)

Of course it would be nice to add some limited parsing and intrinsic "understanding" of units and I can see how I'd go about implementing the basic idea (split into numerator and denominator, convert, divide), but how complex a unit specification should it be able to handle? I don't want to add so much weight that it turns into a small expression evaluator. I'm thinking one unit in the numerator, one in the denominator, and one power given for each sounds like a viably complex, sufficiently flexible spec.

Makeshifts last the longest.


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