Java News from Thursday, June 28, 2007

Jean-Marie Dautelle and Werner Keil have posted the early draft review of JSR 275, Units Specification, to the Java Community Process. According to the draft,

JSR-275 specifies one or more Java packages for the programmatic handling of physical quantities and their expression as numbers of units. The specification includes:

This sounds interesting, and I hope they can make it work, but I'm not yet convinced it's possible within the existing language. Comments are due by July 8.