# Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Wernfried Haas gentoo-dev@l.g.o Re: [gentoo-dev] So... Mon, 16 Jul 2007 20:24:03 20070716201712.GC9769@superlupo.rechner Re: [gentoo-dev] So... by Luis Medinas
 1 On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 08:41:42PM +0000, Luis Medinas wrote: 2 > On Mon, 2007-07-16 at 15:06 -0400, Doug Goldstein wrote: 3 > > So it's 97 degrees outside.. it's pretty hot... Since everyone loves to 4 > > debate non-technical things on this list.. Let's debate Fahrenheit vs 5 > > Celcius... 6 > > 7 > > Discuss! 8 > > 9 > Well Celcius isn't the S.I scale for temperature but it's related with 10 > Kelvin which is the S.I scale for temperature. The conversion formula to 11 > Fahrenheit is °F = (°C × 1.8) + 32 and to kelvin is just K = °C + 12 > 273.15. These days i use more Kelvin than Celcius because it's used on 13 > real life problems i have to solve. 14 15 Rankine [1] brings you the best of two worlds: Starting at scientific 16 0 degrees, but using the convenient degree scale defined by some 17 obscure water-salt-mixture and a the slight fever of the average 18 gentoo-dev poster. :-) 19 20 cheers, 21 Wernfried 22 23 [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rankine 24 25 -- 26 Wernfried Haas (amne) - amne (at) gentoo.org 27 Gentoo Forums - http://forums.gentoo.org 28 forum-mods (at) gentoo.org 29 #gentoo-forums (freenode)

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