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

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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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