Re: Using standardized SI prefixes
Wesley J. Landaker <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Wednesday 13 June 2007 14:03:51 Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 05:33:12PM -0600, Wesley J. Landaker wrote:
> > > Even in the US all legitimate science and engineering is done in SI
> > > units.
> > Suurre... That's why in 1999 the NASA Mars orbiter didn't crash
> > because one (NASA) team worked in metric units and the other (private
> I am happy to very brutally assert that the team who didn't use SI was not
> doing legitimate science or engineering. But whether it's from unskilled
And please, may we not bring up the recent debacle about Airbus, as
it's entirely unrelated, where the German team were using one version
of Autocad and the French team ...
Ah crap. Sorry.
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