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Re: Improving usability of KiCad


On 10/13/2010 09:48 AM, Marco Serantoni wrote:
> On Oct 13, 2010, at 8:17 AM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>>> I wonder if it occurred to others - if the inch had been defined as
>>> 25.6 instead of 25.4/mm this
>>> problem would have been quite different.  
>> I thought the inch was defined first.
>>> I do think the inch will die out someday.
>> That's what they said in here in the USA in the 1960's.  And then Dr.
>> Spock came along and the world got soft, teachers got a break, kids got
>> a break.  In the 1960's I remember there being a commitment to learn
>> metric, then that commitment went away, because it meant, ahem, work and
>> study and teaching. Not just for kids in school but also for adults out
>> of school.
> Dick, we doesn't want that US will change its metric system, nor begin
> a lesson of metrology.
> Scientific international system is MKS, wxDC has also calls that
> returns millimeters, the greatest part of the world population uses a
> metric system, ISO 31 says the same,  don't you find those be good
> reasons to switch the internal metric system to a metric one ?
> Mr Spock could say in this occasion: the many outweigh the needs of
> the few. 
> --
> Marco

No idea what you are talking about Marco.

Your reply does not match my posting.  You have a misunderstanding about
what I said.

My posting was in English, but that seems not to have been good enough.