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Re: Feet <->Metres
From: etsi capularis ego vita fruar <email@example.com>
> > 3m ~= 10 ft.
> > [It is less than 2 inches different].
> Well, Stan, I'd rather be standing 10 feet from a wall that a bullet
> passes 9 feet 11 inches away from than standing 3 meters from that same
> wall. But then again, I wouldn't really care if the Deinonychus after
> me was 3 meters or 10 feet long... :-)
Well, I *did* say "when precision is not important" :-)
If I were writing a paper for a refereed journal, I doubt
I would use that aproximation - an Inernet FAQ is a different
kettle of fish however.
The peace of God be with you.