Re: Vulgar fractions (was: 8859-1, 8859-15, 1252 and Euro)

From: Peter Westlake (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2000 - 06:33:27 EST

>Am 2000-02-10 um 15:07 h (PST) hat Paul Keinanen geschrieben:
>> These fractions might be usable in countries using "Imperial" units,
>> but as far as I know, there are only a few countries still using
>> "Imperial" units :-).

Why are fractions only usable with Imperial units? Do ISO standards
forbid metric units to be written as fractions? Also, not everything
is a unit; fractions are very useful in mathematical formulae, and
for numbers in general.


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