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Re: The English/French counting system (WAS: number systemsfromconlangs)

From:Isidora Zamora <isidora@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 16, 2003, 16:51
> > >Was this one of the reasons that the 10-day week of the Revolutionary > > >Calendar didn't succeed as well as the rest of metric system? What other > > >factors were there? > > > > You'll need to ask a Russian (or at least someone from the former Soviet > > Union) > >Um, I think he was talking about the French Revolution.
<laughing at myself> Now everyone here knows that I don't know French history :) In any case, I have heard of the Soviets using 5 and 6 day weeks at certain points. Isidora


Tim May <butsuri@...>Calendars, weeks (Was: Eng./Fr. counting system)
Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>