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Re: W3C standard / initiative for measurement units

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:40:58 -0500
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <7102A306-1E65-4FA1-AFB0-11C05E28C2B4@w3.org>
To: Erland Wittkotter <erland.wittkotter@gmail.com>

On 28 Aug 2012, at 11:13 AM, Erland Wittkotter wrote:

> Greetings,
> 
> there are literary 100s of measurement units for temperature (Kelvin, Celsius, Fahrenheit, .. ) , for length, weight, etc .. which are used in Web publications .. but to my best knowledge there is no web-standard/tools that may help in the conversion of these units to units that the client (reader) easily understand and can set as defaults via e.g browser settings.
> 
> Is there any W3C group that has this problem on their agenda/ in their focus.

Hello Erland,

I don't believe there is. Is this an area you are currently working on?

Ian

> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Erland
> 
> Erland Wittkoetter, PhD
> 

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