DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-03

# Re: EuroBSDCon 2004 semi-official announcement

 From: Rahul Siddharthan Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 10:41:38 -0500

```Jean-Marc Zucconi said on Mar 20, 2004 at 16:25:23:
>  >> > Norwegian miles? We use a regular metric system, where one kilometer is
>  > 1000
>  >> > meters. (10km = 1 mile)
>  >>
>  >> Never heard of that one before... 1 km = 1 "metric mile" would make a
>  >> lot more sense since 1 "regular" mile is 1.6 km
>  >>
>  >> So by 400 metric miles you really meant 4000 km?
>
>  > This is getting silly. Here (and everywhere else in europe);
>
>  > 100centimeter = 1meter
>  > 1000meters = 1kilometer
>  > 10kilometers = 1mile
>
> Not here (France) : 10kilometers = 10kilometers - we don't use the
> mile. In europe 1 mile varies between  1481.5 m ("roman mile") and
> ~9km (in Sweden).
>
>  > End of discussion :-)
>
> Really ! :-)

As I pointed out in separate mail to Erik, wikipedia has a nice and,
as far as I can tell, accurate summary (in short: 1 mile=10 km, but
only in Norway and Sweden):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mile

Now, end of discussion :)

Rahul

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