Subject: Re: Multia FAQ addition / clarification...
From: Ted Spradley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/17/2000 22:20:27
This kind of problem is easy if you use a computer ;-)
Unfortunately, units(1) has no support for shillings.
> >>> they run from -40 deg Celsius to 85 degrees celcius.max.. how hot
> >>> is that?
> >> Sigh.. when will the rest of the world adopt the metric system.... ;=
> > Some of us _like_ the english units. :-)
> First, to answer the question: 85=B0C =3D 185=B0F. Below the boiling p=
> of water, but not by a whole lot; water at 85=B0 can give you a *nasty*=
> scald burn.
> As for liking English units...well, I like them too, in much the same
> ways and contexts that I like pre-decimal English currency: it is
> interesting lore and lends itself to neat musings, but it's a right
> royal pain in the tochis when you want to get from information to
> conclusion with as few pitfalls as feasible.
> der Mouse
> 7D C8 61 52 5D E7 2D 39 4E F1 31 3E E8 B3 27 4B