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À 02:59 2000-02-15 -0800, Timothy Partridge a écrit:

*>Why are fractions only usable with Imperial units? Do ISO standards forbid
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*>metric units to be written as fractions? Also, not everything
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*>is a unit; fractions are very useful in mathematical formulae, and
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*>for numbers in general.
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[Alain] It is very old fashion to use this in the metric system...

To comfort you, the 1/2 FRF coins show fraction 1/2... They will become

museum artefacts on January 1, 2002.

That said, no need for a character for this, in particular in 8-bit

character sets with limited coding space. One can very well write 1/2,

275/300, and so on.

Alain LaBonté

Montréal

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