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SubjectRe: Better battery info/status files
On Sat, 3 Feb 2001, Russell King wrote:

> Albert D. Cahalan writes:
> > The units seem to vary. I suggest using fundamental SI units.
> > That would be meters, kilograms, seconds, and maybe a very
> > few others -- my memory fails me on this.
>
> iirc, SI comes from France, and therefore it should be "metres"

Yes. Quite why a distance matters to the battery is another question,
though...

For the end-user, the ability to see readings in other units would be
useful - how many people on this list work in litres/metres/kilometres,
and how many in gallons/feet/miles? Probably enough in both groups that
neither could count as universal...


James.

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