[rfc-i] Units

Ted Lemon mellon at fugue.com
Wed Jan 28 13:34:41 PST 2015


On Jan 28, 2015, at 4:32 PM, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, do we have a policy for units in RFCs? It seems to me that we should
> not use quaint local measurements like acres. We should (as a style guide
> issue) use scientific, i.e. metric, units, as in "a 40 hectare data center",

I don't think that would help.   The average reader will have no idea how big an acre is anyway.   Better to use square dimensions.



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