[pdftex] Use It ?

Jaime E . Villate villate at fe.up.pt
Wed Jul 18 11:38:26 CEST 2001

On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 07:03:28AM -0400, Y&Y Support wrote:

> Also, people in so-called "metric' countries shouldn't slap
> themselves on the back too hard.  Supposedly the world change
> to SI in about 1960, but I don't see that having taken hold.
> One sees mixtures of cm and m, use of deprecated units
> like Angstrom and centigrade etc.

cm and Celsius temperature are perfectly legal SI units. The SI does not imply
that we only use m for distances and K for temperatures.
(See for instance: R. Nelson, "Guide for metric practice", Physics Today,
vol. 46, page BG 15, 1993).


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