One problem: it ignores the significant digits rule. A 1/2 of something
should not be converted to 0.347 of something in metric. And vice versa.
Stan J.

On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 6:36 PM, Peter Goodyear <p...@alphalink.com.au>
wrote:

> Hi, everyone,
> If you use the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browsers there is now
> a browser extension for each which will convert Imperial or US measurements
> to metric. The programmer who developed this posted the news about it on
> Reddit’s metric forum on 2018-03-09 and announced an update today. He goes
> by the Reddit user name of *milos2*
>
> Today’s announcement and comments are here:   https://www.reddit.com/r/
> Metric/comments/8c9x8i/updated_browser_extensions_for_metric_conversion/
> Last month’s announcement and comments are here:
> https://www.reddit.com/r/Metric/comments/832d74/need_
> feedback_on_my_firefox_extension_to/
>
> The links to download the browser extensions are in today’s announcement
> which is reproduced below:
>
> *I have updated the Everything Metric, the extension for Chrome, and Addon
> for Firefox, that automatically adds metric units in brackets behind the
> USCS/Imperial *
>
> *https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/everything-metric-converter/
> <https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/everything-metric-converter/>*
>
> *https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/everything-metric-auto-un/hknjpaididhfgeocegbacehlnkofjoni
> <https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/everything-metric-auto-un/hknjpaididhfgeocegbacehlnkofjoni>*
>
>    -
>
>    *Ignores "in" followed by a/the/my... to prevent "5 in a box" to be
>    converted, but allow "5 in box"*
>    -
>
>    *If site domain is .UK it will use Imperial units instead of USC*
>    -
>
>    *Ignores units that are already converted (if followed by open
>    brackets) and fixed closing the last bracket*
>    -
>
>    *Ignores sites that have contenteditable element or Google Docs (so it
>    does not edit the editable documents)*
>    -
>
>    *Better number parsing*
>    -
>
>    *Option to chose mm instead cm; option to use of Gm and Mm for very
>    big mesurements, option to use comma as decimal separator, optional use of
>    space to separate thousand units grouping...*
>
> *If you think it is useful, please promote further in metrication groups
> and lists*
>
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Peter Goodyear,
>
> Melbourne, Australia
> e-mail: p...@alphalink.com.au
>
>
>
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