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[Support #RXO-990248]: [udunits] Removal of "bits" units at UNDUNITS-2


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> Does anyone know why "bits" was removed as an acceptable unit at
> UDUNITS-2 please?

I forgot? :-)

Seriously, it's not much of a unit since it means the same thing as "1", 
"count", or even "".

> It was there in UDUNITS-1, and I find it quite
> useful.

Really? Have you actually used the unit "bit"? If so, then you would be the 
first person to do so to my knowledge.

> How would I start the reinstatement ball rolling?

You just did.  :-)

> Many thanks,
> Ian.
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Ticket Details
Ticket ID: RXO-990248
Department: Support UDUNITS
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed