Re: Titan Time

2006-10-26 Thread Zefram
Rob Seaman wrote: Presumably folks who dismiss sexagesimal Sumerian units for clocks would also welcome the deprecation of degrees for measuring angles. Oh yes. But the radian is not a very practical unit. I prefer to use the circle: 1 cr = 2 _pi rad. Similarly, for solid angle, the sphere: 1

Re: Titan Time

2006-10-26 Thread Rob Seaman
Zefram wrote: the radian is not a very practical unit. There's nothing at all wrong with the radian - but there is a reason calculators let you switch between degrees and radians. Each is best for particular purposes, just as interval time and time-of-day are best for different uses. See

Re: Titan Time

2006-10-26 Thread Zefram
Rob Seaman wrote: There's nothing at all wrong with the radian - but there is a reason calculators let you switch between degrees and radians. Each is best for particular purposes, Certainly the radian is best for some purposes. But the degree? Is there some inherent feature of the circle that

2006 WP-7A meeting summary

2006-10-26 Thread matsakis . demetrios
FYI this was written for distribution to all interested parties. WP 7A meeting in Geneva August 28, 2006.doc Description: MS-Word document

Re: Titan Time

2006-10-26 Thread Clive D.W. Feather
Zefram said: There's nothing at all wrong with the radian - but there is a reason calculators let you switch between degrees and radians. Each is best for particular purposes, Certainly the radian is best for some purposes. But the degree? Is there some inherent feature of the circle that

Re: 2006 WP-7A meeting summary

2006-10-26 Thread Steve Allen
On Thu 2006-10-26T16:01:55 -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] hath forwarded: After the introduction of the document the WP-7A counsellor informed WP-7A that a preliminary document i.e. the PDRR, could not be circulated beyond WP-7A according to ITU-R resolutions nor could the currently in