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

Joseph Askew (
Tue, 10 Oct 1995 08:32:22 GMT

In article <45952g$> (ANDREW GRYGUS) writes:

>And yet one more of them. The >>>only<<< advantage of the metric
>systems is the sliding decimal point for conversions, so the >>>only<<<
>thing any of you guys can come up with is obscure conversions that
>no-one would ever need to do. Since we have units appropriate to their
>use, we seldom need to convert much of anything in day-to-day life.

Some of us have to do obscure conversions every day. So
speak for yourself and preferably somewhere else besides