On Saturday 21 September 2002 3:53 am, you wrote:
> This is pretty much arbitrary. They could choose any other constant related
> to length, divide or multiply it by a round decimal number, and define a
> different unit.
If memory serves me correctly, the metric system is anything but arbitrary. 1
cubic metre of water (at a certain temperature) weighs exactly 1 metric
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