[sdiy] Metric OT rant

Colin Fraser colin at colinfraser.com
Sun Aug 11 13:42:19 CEST 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhaible [mailto:jhaible at debitel.net] 
> Sent: 11 August 2002 12:34
> To: Colin Fraser; 'synth-diy'
> Subject: Re: [sdiy] Metric OT rant
> 
> 
> > The imperial system is more natural, not just because the 
> sub-divisions
> > of units are more natural numbers, but because there are handy
> > references in natural objects.
> > [...] My forearm is a foot long.
> 
> Now *I* would find it handy if a foot would be the length of 
> my foot, not
> my forearm (;->)

Handier still if it were the length of some other body part.
You'd be guaranteed a job in the Movies...
:-)

Colin f




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