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Re: Introducing the United (fps) System
Posted: Apr 30, 2000 12:46 PM
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In a previous article, Gene Nygaard <gnygaard@nccray.com> writes:
>In article <GB4PItAQduC5EwNS@earthpoetry.demon.co.uk>,
> rc@earthpoetry.demon.co.uk wrote:

>> In article <390adc8a.3278162@news.nccray.com>, Gene Nygaard
>
>> >
>> >With SEVEN significant digits? Get real.
>> >
>> >Alpha Centauri might be 41 Pm away.
>> >

>> Chill out. It was only done for effect. Imagine the line of metres.
>> 41 Pm =c metres.

>
>If that was your goal, there is still a sizable group of astronomers who
>cling to an old metric system as tenaciously as the American public
>clings onto their miles.


They aren't the only ones clinging to the mile. How 'bout England; and they
also like their 20 oz pints.

Snip<

Gramp, Shead a'course.

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