[NTG-context] OT world history: other measuring systems?
Henning Hraban Ramm
texml at fiee.net
Tue Jan 25 10:44:59 CET 2022
just out of curiosity and since some of you are knowledgable in many
fields: Were there widely accepted measuring systems in Asia before the
introduction of the imperial or metric system? In Europe there was a
mess of local miles, feet, cubits, inches etc.; why didn’t "we" stick to
the Roman system?
(Also Knuth’s Potrzebie system unfortunately couldn’t unite the world...
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