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#12 Change to SI units

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2006-10-23
2006-07-26
Radu Bogdan Rusu
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Change everything to SI units. Example: angular
velocity should be rad/s not deg/s. A good reference
web site is: http://www.export911.com/ref/unitSI.htm.

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    YARP policy is currently to use SI units for everything
    except angles. We use degrees because they are more human
    readable/writable than radians. This does introduce
    potential conflicts, but we've tried using radians in the
    past and it has a cost too in ease of comprehension. I'll
    leave this request open to remind us of this issue which we
    may want to revisit.

     
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