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From: Kloss, Burkhard (Burkhard.Kloss_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-30 09:25:59

>Oh come on. The question is not what is more fundamental, but what is
>more useful. Which makes it much trickier, because usefulness is
>relative. Meter is also a derived unit. This does not make it
>any less useful.

Well, meters are useful to a larger population - i.e. the rest of the world
outside of the US and UK. Also, technical people in non-metric countries
will understand metric units because they are also in use; people from
metric countries generally have no idea what feet etc are.

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