Re: OT: Rant about degres Celsius (was: introduction)
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 9, 2001, 6:56|
On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 04:41:31PM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> Christophe Grandsire scripsit:
> > Sorry! It's difficult to get past the old ways :))) . I learned what an octet
> > was much before I began learning English, and the symbol tends to stay even
> > when you know the word :))) .
> People who speak Standardese English (as opposed to Standard English) also
> talk of octets: ISO standards are invariably written in terms of them.
The main context in which I'm familiar with it is MIME types, such as
Eric Christopherson, a.k.a. Contrarian Conlanger Rakko ^_^