The Unit (was: One-upsmanship (was: Secret Mac))

From: Allison <>
Date: Thu Apr 18 10:20:58 2002

From: Hans Franke <>
>> How about calling it a Babbage?

An idea!

>Well, I'd rather go for Zuse. Not only because he is
>German(*), but rather because there is still no basic
>or derivated SI unit starting with Z, so Z would give

It's sufficiently obscure and I like it. Lessee a 400milliZuse
system... Yep rolls on the tongue nicely and sounds oh
so technical.

>If this has to be successful we have to fit it into
>the SI system :)

Go with it and we also need a "standard".

Now combine that with TCP/IP over morse and we have

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