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SubjectRe: temperature standard - global config option?
At 18:06 +0200 2001-06-06, Chris Boot wrote:
>I'm sorry, by I don't feel like adding 273 to every number I get just to
>find the temperature of something.

That's much easier than subtracting 32 and multiplying by 5/9. ;-)

> What I would do is give configuration
>options to choose the default (Celsius/centigrade, Kelvin, or [shudder]
>Fahrenheit)

The kernel output should not be configurable. You have tools for
printing the information; they can do the calculation for you.

Personally I'd like to see cK (centi-Kelvin).
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Matthias Urlichs
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