Bill, > Will the UDUNITS-2 package be extended to support the ability to raise a > non-dimensionless unit by a fractional power? > > For example it is possible to square the unit kelvin, but it is not > possible to take the square root of the unit kelvin. > > If this extension is on your roadmap, when might it be available? There are no plans to introduce this feature into the UDUNITS package for the following reasons: 1) there's nothing in any of the BIPM, ISO, or NIST documents that I've read indicating a need for this feature or its scientific basis; and 2) such an addition would necessitate a major reworking of the UDUNITS internals. > Regards > > Bill Little - Senior IT Practitioner > Analysis, Visualisation and Data Team (AVD) > Met Office E2-040 FitzRoy Road Exeter Devon EX1 3PB United Kingdom > Tel: +44 (0)1392 886358 Fax: +44 (0)1392 885681 > Email: address@hidden Website: www.metoffice.gov.uk Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: GGM-240482 Department: Support UDUNITS Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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