Hi Tom, > The list of valid unit names, etc., I have access to at > (http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/udunits/udunits.txt) is > apparently outdated from version 1. The UDUNITS-2 package is the preferred one. > The on-line information for version 2 at > <http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/udunits/udunits-2/udunits2-base.xml> > is in unreadable XML format. XML is unreadable? ;-) > Right now, I am just trying to find out whether Dobson Units (DU) is > now part of the package for use in the IDV. And also whether anything > can accommodate "parts per million volume (usually abbreviated "ppmv") > has any counterpart. "dobson" is in the file "udunits2-common.xml". "ppmv" isn't in the UDUNITS-2 database. > I know I wrote Steve some time ago about the web page being out of > date, and that seems to be cleared up.....but I'm still at a loss to > help others put correct unit names into their files since I can no > longer "read" what these names should be....as this issue keeps coming > up and I need to be able to show people a list of valid names. If you have access to a UDUNITS-2 installation, then you can execute the following command to list the available units: egrep 'singular|symbol' $prefix/share/udunits/udunits2-*.xml | sed 's/<[^>]*>//g;s/ *//' where $prefix is the root of the UDUNITS-2 installation. I suppose a better way to do this would be to have our web-server dynamically convert the XML files into web pages using XSLT. Jen, can this be done? > Thanks for any help... > > tom > > -- > Tom Whittaker > University of Wisconsin-Madison > Space Science & Engineering Center (SSEC) > Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) > 1225 W. Dayton Street > Madison, WIÂ 53706Â USA > ph: +1 608 262 2759 Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: BAC-946054 Department: Support UDUNITS Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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