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Re: CHAT: Measurements (was: Re: CHAT: browsers)

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Sunday, February 16, 2003, 18:52
En réponse à Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>:

> > Do you want to get me started on the irregular parts?
Please do. Not that it's gonna frighten me ;))) .
> > > >No stinking multiple of ten base thank you! Be happy that they have > special > >words for "million" and "billion" :)) (which by the way are pure nouns > and > >thus > >out of the numeric system in fact). > > Since when is twenty not a multiple of ten? >
Since Maggelity stepped in? ;))) Seriously, I meant powers of ten bases (but then, 10 to the power of 1.30102999566... is 20 too ;)) . So I mean integer powers of ten bases ;)) ). Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.