From: Jon Radel
>Bob McConnell wrote:
>> On Behalf Of Al Plant
>>> Valentin Bud wrote:
>>>> hello,
>>>> what do you know about this site:
>>>> i don't remember where i have read that America is going to apply
>> SI
>>>> (ess eye)
>>>> unit system.
>>>> so things are going to change maybe even the A4 papersize.
>>> The Metric System has been a legal measure in the United States
>>> the 1860's.
>>> There is nothing to stop anybody legally from using it.
>> However, there is one problem. When I go into Staples, Office Depot
>> Sam's, they only have letter sized paper. I have yet to see a single
>> of A4 or any other ISO size. Sure, my printers can handle A4, but
>> can I buy a couple reams of it?
>> Bob McConnell
>> Ithaca, NY
> Locally, probably nowhere.  But try
> where there's currently one type of paper available by the ream or
>  Of course, it costs more and then you'll need to get A4 binders,
> slightly longer file folders, a new file cabinet, ....
> It's not easy switching.

Well, in this case I don't plan to switch the whole house over. But I do
have a few documents and schematics that I would like to print on the
correct size paper instead of having to bypass the size check at the

It does look like online ordering is the only way for now.


Bob McConnell
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