À 05:04 2000-02-11 -0800, Christopher John Fynn a écrit:
>Peter Westlake <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >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.
>Yes - which is more accurate and easily understood
>1/3 or 0.3333333333333333333333333333333r ?
1/3 is not encoded in ISO/IEC 8859-1 anyway.
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