A Quantity Kind is any observable property that can be measured and quantified numerically (http://qudt.org). Example quantity kinds are "Length", "Time", "Mass", ...
QuantityKinds can be subtypes of other kinds. For example, Length can be seen as a generalization of Distance, Height or Altitude. Vice versa is Distance a subtype of Length.
QuantityKinds cannot be instantiated, but must be retrieved from the QuantityKindRegistry.
This class should not be instantiated by users of LuciadRIA.
The base QuantityKind is the topmost supertype of this QuantityKind. For a base QuantityKind, this property refers to itself.
The name of this QuantityKind. This name is unique and identifies the QuantityKind in the QuantityKindRegistry.
Checks wether the passed quantityKind is a supertype of this QuantityKind.
the QuantityKind that may or may not be a supertype of this QuantityKind
true if the passed quantity is a supertype of this QuantityKind,