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Re: <length> = a real number plus a unit qualification

From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 10:07:17 -0400
To: isayevam@yahoo.com, xmlschema-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF1272E2F7.043E553B-ON85256BC0.004F24BD@lotus.com>
>> Physicists want units (Angstroms), printers want 
>> units (picas), city planners want units (acres), 
>> and that's just for linear measurements. 

Sorry, too early in the morning.  Acres were an area measure, last I 
checked.  The concern holds, though.  Doing units right is not an easy 
business. 

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