I think we have sufficient measurement units to represent length:
one millimeter = 1 mm
.001 inch = 1 m in
I don't think we need to introduce another unit of measurement.
GA already stands for Genetic Algorithm, a global optimisation
procedure which certainly concerns CAD people.
> -- [ From: Al Hastbacka * EMC.Ver #2.5.3 ] --
> In order to overcome this problem, I propose that we use a new standard.
> You have probably heard the statement that a "measurement was on within
> a gnats ass". In order to understand what this really means, I have
> examined some photographs of gnats and measured what appears to be their
> ass. From these photographs, the average value of the gnats ass came
> about to be 0.002 inches or 0.05 millimeters.
> I am therefore proposing an unambiguous measurement amongst RP'ers to be
> GA units (GA is the abbreviation for gnats ass), where a GA is 0.002
> inches or 0.05 millimeters.
> What do you think?
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