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Old 12-12-12, 01:46 PM   #15
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Default Re: Imperial vs Metric

Originally Posted by vampireuk View Post
for large units of measurement such as distances across countries then miles make more sense
Saying 1000 miles or 1609 km isn't much of a difference, I think.

Imagine using an imperial system for digital storage... Instead of kilobytes, gigabytes, etc., you would have 1 randomname1 = 972 bytes, 1 randomname2 = 7 randomname1s, and 1 randomname3 = 29 randomname2s, and so forth.
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