constants update

Brian Gough bjg@network-theory.co.uk
Thu Jan 10 12:39:00 GMT 2008


At Thu, 10 Jan 2008 11:16:24 +0100,
Oliver Jennrich wrote:
> I'm wondering if updating the constants without a possibility to
> revert to an earlier version is a good idea.
> 
> Would it be useful to have something like
> 
> GSL_CONST_MKSA_SPEED_OF_LIGHT_2000
> GSL_CONST_MKSA_SPEED_OF_LIGHT_2006
> 
> and
> 
> 
> GSL_CONST_MKSA_SPEED_OF_LIGHT
> 
> to be either of the two, depending on a #define?

In the end I decided that since these header files don't have any
dependencies, it's simpler to let people keep a specific version in
their own program if they really need it.



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