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charlieg26-Sep-23 7:42
charlieg26-Sep-23 7:42 
"I prefer a plain double, named well"

I agree. Working in embedded systems where units are very important, I try to always include units at the end of the variable name. It causes a mental check when you start misusing the variable. But I also like a little more rigidity to avoid really stupid errors. I'm thinking of the Mars Climate Orbiter that lawn darted due to a units conversion issue. Errors like this boggle my mind. Every engineering system should be in metric. Period. If you want to convert something to English - that's a presentation issue, but I digress.

This conversation is an excellent read.
Charlie Gilley

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” BF, 1759

Has never been more appropriate.

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