Re: Standards of converting to metric

Subject: Re: Standards of converting to metric
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 11:21:42 -0500

In case no one has yet observed this point:
"Metric" is officially SI, that is, Systeme Internationale.
"Imperial" is the (previous) UK standard and it is not quite
the same as "US", especially measurement of liquid volumes,
like quarts. IIRC, the British gallon is five US quarts.

On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 10:26:04 -0500, Goldstein, Dan <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com> wrote:

million probe that crashed because of a failed conversion between metric and
imperial units in the ground-based, navigation software.


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