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    1 This package provides support for units of physical quantities. Its main
    2 components are:
    3     1) A C library, "libudunits2", for:
    4         a) Obtaining a binary unit from a string unit;
    5         b) Manipulating binary units arithmetically; and
    6         c) Obtaining a converter of numeric values between compatible binary
    7            units;
    8     2) A utility, "udunits2", for
    9         a) Obtaining the definition of a unit; and
   10         b) Converting a numeric value between compatible units; and
   11     3) An extensive database of units.