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Chennai JUG Meeting Features Presentation on Eclipse UOMo Project

At their last meeting, the members of Java User Group - Chennai (India) were treated to a presentation on the Eclipse UOMo project, given by Werner Keil. Veera Sundar was present at the meeting, and he posted a blog (Java user Group meeting at Chennai) summarizing the event. Veera also embedded Werner#039;s 41-slide presentation into his post. Veera Sundar Veera writes: There was some decent crowd #8211; about 15 people and most of them were students. Initially, Rajmahendra, the organizer, talked about the history of JUG, JCPs and an interesting project named #8220;WeaverFX#8220;. And then joined our guest presenter Werner Keil who gave us a talk on UCUM and Eclipse UoMo. The aim of Eclipse UOMo is to develop Java packages that apply unit standards, such as the Unified Code for Units of Measure (UCUM). UCUM is: a code system intended to include all units of measures being contemporarily used in international science, engineering, and business. The purpose is to facilitate unambiguous electronic communication of quantities together with their units. The focus is on electronic communication, as opposed to communication between humans. A typical application of The Unified Code for Units of Measure are electronic data interchange (EDI) protocols, but there is nothing that prevents it from being used in other types of machine communication. The UOMo project would implement unit standards in Java, facilitating incorporation...

Date: December, 15 2010

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