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    Quote Originally Posted by anon View Post
    But if you have to do that, wouldn't you lose all the safety that you are after?

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    Radian r;
    Degree d;
    sqrt(r.get() * d.get());
    Yes. The other option would be to wrap the math libraries to make it usable with the unit-types. I use a bunch of libraries... :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by CornedBee View Post
    Oh yes, I should have checked Boost. What was your experience like in using that library?
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    I haven't. I'm just subscribed to the mailing list, so I know which new libraries appear.
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