[rfc-i] Units

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 14:05:28 PST 2015

Definitely not a troll. I would like to see one line in the
style guide: SI units are preferred. Really, for the vast majority
of humans acres, gallons, pounds and miles are meaningless.


On 29/01/2015 10:48, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 10:32:09AM +1300, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> 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 am wondering whether this is a troll.  Do you really want to debate
> whether the "US standard" system or the IS system or for that matter
> the Roman Imperial system is the right set of measures.  Please, no.
> We do not specify physical interfaces, electrical limits, or any other
> physical object, so this will have no interoperability effect.
> A

More information about the rfc-interest mailing list