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Title: Metric or US?
Post by: founder on August 09, 2012, 09:40:13 pm
Just got the first pages of translation from my Englisch to real English. Now I have to do a basic decision.

USA is an important market, but there are much more English speaking people than US only.

Would you write in

litre
litre / 100 km
kg

or in

gallons
MPG
ibs


Title: Re: Metric or US?
Post by: utnik on August 09, 2012, 09:49:45 pm
hi founder

your decision depends on the subject of your project – i would sugest gallons per hour – i'm a sailor…

utnik
Title: Re: Metric or US?
Post by: Nermander on August 10, 2012, 09:43:20 am
You could try to use both, like "xx kg (yy lbs)", although you will have to be careful if you make calculations with the values (only make calculations with one set units, and always convert to the other, or rounding error might become a problem).