SI system A -- Ampere

Subject: SI system A -- Ampere
From: Berk/Devlin <armadill -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 00:48:51 -0700

On Mon, 26 Jun 2000 16:40:22 +0200, Bernd Hutschenreuther <bernd -dot- hutschenreuther -at- net-linx -dot- de> wrote:

... I learned, that a space ship lost its route because of ambiguities in
measurement between several systems.

What happened was that one group of developers was using metric units and the other was using English units. If there had been a specification or decent project management, millions of dollars worth of equipment would not have been lost.

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