Randy, >Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 17:38:30 -0500 (EST) >From: Randy Zagar <address@hidden> >Organization: University of Delaware >To: address@hidden >Subject: Re: 19991108: Problems with udunits.dat: assay_ton >Keywords: 199911082120.OAA14215 In the above message, you wrote: > If *I* need to talk to NIST to fix their publication, I will... > But I had assumed that someone on your end would handle that > since it should be clearly obvious that anything called a 'ton' > would be significantly heavier than 1.03 avoirdupois_ounces I'm afraid that it's not clearly obvious to me that anything with "ton" in its name would be significantly heavier than 1.03 avoirdupois_ounces (and I've been dealing with units and their conversions for several years now). > I have already sent e-mail to the author requesting additional > information. It's either going to end up being a NIST typo or > a fundamental misunderstanding on my part. Please be sure to ask your author for a reference. -------- Steve Emmerson <http://www.unidata.ucar.edu>
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