[whatwg] A tag for measurements / quantity?

Geoffrey Sneddon gsneddon at opera.com
Wed Aug 19 08:03:11 PDT 2009

Jeremy Keith wrote:
 > Unit-measures differ from locale to locale (e.g. Fahrenheit vs. Celsius,
 > pound versus Kilogram), making comparison and matching of offerings
 > difficult.

There's more variation than that: (imperial) gallon v. (US) gallon. 
Cases like that really make it hard to deal with. Then you have varying 
names in different languages, disagreement about what kilobyte means, 
and so much more… Sounds like a whirlwind of fun.

Geoffrey Sneddon — Opera Software

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