[rfc-i] Units

Dick Franks rwfranks at acm.org
Wed Jan 28 17:18:04 PST 2015


On 28 January 2015 at 21:32, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I just came across an Internet-Draft referring to "a 100 acre data center".
>
> 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",
>


Farm land is measured in hectares, buildings in square metres

A server farm?

Style guide should insist on S.I. units with standard scaling prefixes
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