Tips for installing windows and freeBSD both.. anyone??
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Fri Nov 12 20:43:42 UTC 2010
Quoth Chad Perrin on Friday, 12 November 2010:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 11:33:38AM -0800, Rob Farmer wrote:
> > To use a US example, you see the same thing with the SI/metric system.
> > Scientists and other technical people use it almost universally
> > without issue (except for some oddities, PSI is somewhat popular) - it
> > is better for real/serious work, but the general public doesn't see it
> > as new or valuable - its just a stupid change in the way everything
> > has always been done.
> The military uses metric measures as well. Ranges are measured in
> meters, not feet or yards, for instance. Distances for travel are
> typically measured in kilometers (aka "klicks").
> The fact that the general public in the US has thus far largely resisted
> the use of metric measures is in no way evidence that their use should
> not be encouraged, however.
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
I'm sure plenty of people resisted giving up measurements using the cubit and parasang.
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