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- From: Marc <feuerbla(--nospam--at)glo.be>
- Date: Wed, 3 Apr 1996 04:28:05 +0200
Thank's to all for the information. Everything is in my pocket calculator, and I work ahead ! Only one little comment about what I saw in http://www.infi.net/~cstone/comindex.htm Obviously, the ASCE is planning the exceptionnal use of the SI in replacement of the English system.In a way, it might be better, because engineers the world around might understand each other easyer, but in another way, it is too bad that every difference is flattened by the bulldozer of normalisation.The same way it would not be easy for me to visualise 1.2 lakh cusecs, it would be a hell for engineers used at the english system, to change to MKS system. I liked very much the pint that weights a pound, the world around, but isn't it more logic to have a logical, 10 - based unit system ? Marc. ...
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