Re: decimal point/comma (was conplaneteering)
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 20, 2005, 16:09|
On Sun, Feb 20, 2005 at 01:59:24PM +0100, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:
> > Besides °/'/", the only other symbolic unit of angle measure I've seen
> > is a raised "g" to mean "grad" (a.k.a. "grade", or "gon"; the "metric
> > degree" of 0.01 right angle).
> I've seen superscript 'h' for hour and superscript 'm' for minute. Presumably
> someone is also using superscript 's' for second.
Yes, but those are intrinsically time measures, and I was referring
specifically to angle measures. The fact that hms are co-opted for use
measuring angles in astronomy is irrelevant. :)