ScalarType: name cannot contain space

Hi,

Is there a (good) reason why a ScalarType name "cannot contain space . (
or )"? I'd like to create RealTypes with nice names for display purposes
(e.g. "Wind Direction") but:

visad.TypeException: ScalarType: name cannot contain space . ( or ) Wind
Direction
        at visad.ScalarType.validateName(ScalarType.java:178)
        at visad.ScalarType.<init>(ScalarType.java:57)
        at visad.RealType.<init>(RealType.java:157)
        at visad.RealType.<init>(RealType.java:120)
        at visad.RealType.<init>(RealType.java:107)


Thanks,
Doug

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