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inch to cm was Re: WD-CSS21-20020802 section 4, "CSS 2.1 syntax and basic data types",

From: <natej@excite.co.jp>
Date: 15 Nov 2002 18:52:33 +0900
Message-ID: <20021115095233.15738.cpmta@c000.nrt.cp.net>
To: www-style@w3.org, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

> "in: inches -- 1 inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters" 
> Does the Working Group really wish to limit precision? 
How does this limit precision?	An inch (in the real world) is defined 
to be precisely 25.4 mm (or 2.54 cm). 


and a foot is equal to 30cm or 300mm. a foot is equal to 12 inches. an inch is 2.54cm. a foot is 30.48cm, ergo 30cm "is equal to" 30.48cm.

at least insert the word "approximately" between "is" and "equal."

nate jarvis
Received on Friday, 15 November 2002 04:53:49 UTC

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