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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, this is one advantage, there arn't many, for the current economic mess we're in. Many of the old school big industry execs got pushed out because of the mess. So there should be far less resistance to changing over to the metric system once the economy improves, hopefully.

Bill H.

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