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

Steven Cherry (
12 Oct 1995 13:02:19 -0400

In <45esvj$rko@cnn.Princeton.EDU> writes:

>measured. If you don't believe the physics texts, try reading
>part 2 of the August issue of Physics Today (1994 or 1995!).
>This is the buyers guide issue and it has the latest on the
>physical constants in it.

Ooooh good prices, are these dollars or canadian? I'll take
two standard meters of standard meters. Is shipping included?

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Around computers it is difficult to find the correct unit of time to
measure progress. Some cathedrals took a century to complete. Can you
imagine the grandeur and scope of a program that would take as long?
-- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN, Sept. 1982