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I think you are correct Bill. Unfortunately it is exactly that sort of attitude that has stalled the US adoption of the metric system. There are areas of US business where metric has taken hold, but they are in the minority. Given the costs of changeover certainly can't be justified right now, it will be interesting to see what happens when the US & the rest of the world's economies improve.

Will business decide to invest in the change to help improve their ability to trade profitably world-wide or will the arrogant attitudes of the past continue ? Time will tell...

: Btw, I'm certainly not promoting the idea that the US not change
: and yeah it should have happened a long time ago, but right now
: it isn't gonna happen with the economy. I suspect the biggest
: reason the US didn't change was big business arrogance
: "we're so big we can do what we want", attitude, which
: I really hate.

: Bill H.

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