Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Slartifast Beeblebrox (
Wed, 4 Oct 1995 15:53:17 GMT

Steve Nicholas wrote,
: It is my opinion that time should be decimalised thereby doing away with
: the needs for standards for dates and times.

This system we've had for some millenia now and work it does. We don't have
even those fiendish fractions, since we do everything in base 287.79, which
to be the number of days in our year happens.

Slartifast Beeblebrox
Just yesterday I remembered that tomorrow I'd better write down what I did
today, but since I forgot, and now I'm at a loss of what happened. How much
beer did you say I drank?
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