[RndTbl] Units(1) for RTFM?
grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca
Tue Apr 21 10:30:09 CDT 2015
But can it handle speeds in attoparsecs per microfortnight?
Evidently it can!
You have: 1 attoparsec/microfortnight
You want: m/s
(i.e. about 1 inch/s).
On a related note, did you know ft/s and km/h are pretty close to the
You have: 1 km/hour
You want: ft/s
On 04/21/2015 09:22 AM, Sean Walberg wrote:
> My favourite has always been:
> You have: 1 nanoacres
> You want: mm2
> * 4.0468564
> / 0.24710538
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 8:41 AM, Bradford C. Vokey <brad at fsi.ca
> <mailto:brad at fsi.ca>> wrote:
> And once again, I learn something new from the master Adam.
> I'z immediately "yum install units"
> I think units(1) might make a good RTFM? Especially going over
> some of it's esoteric units (i.e. millilightseconds? really?).
> Or have we done units and I just can't remember?
> Bradford C. Vokey
> Manitoba Unix User Group
> On 2015-04-21 6:53 AM, roundtable-request at muug.mb.ca
> <mailto:roundtable-request at muug.mb.ca> wrote:
>> Feeling slightly giddy, I typed into my shell:
>> $ units
>> 1311 units, 63 prefixes
>> You have: 3 millilightseconds
>> You want: miles
>> * 558.84719
>> / 0.0017893979
>> "500 miles, or a little bit more."
Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
Dept. of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Faculty of Health Sciences,
Univ. of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 (Canada)
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