On 02/21/2013 04:01 AM, Marc Paré wrote:
Le 2013-02-20 21:33, webmaster-Kracked_P_P a écrit :
On 02/20/2013 05:11 PM, Brian Barker wrote:
At 14:36 20/02/2013 -0500, Tim Lungstrom wrote:
Europe A4 size
Perhaps that should be
"everywhere-in-the-world-except-the-United-States-and-Canada A4 size".
I do not know about the rest of the world.
I knew that Europe tend to use A4.
Why USA and Canada uses "letter size" when the rest use A4, who knows.
Here is a short history on it:
Canada follows the US for obvious reasons. IMO, I would rather follow
with the A4 and metric sizes, we should all be following the metric
The USA had a movement towards Metric, but it failed big-time. We are
using more metric in manufacturing, but for use in the home or business,
people grew up learning the "English" system of feet/inches,
pounds/ounces, cup/gallon, instead of all of the base-ten metric
Yes, if we taught our kids from the early ages to use metric along with
what we use now, maybe we can get them to be more use to the metric
system so we can move to it someday as an equal to our current system.
Of course, business use letter size paper, letter size storage, letter
size presentation devices to hold their letter size paper, and the list
goes on and on. All those things that are based on the letter size
paper and cannot fit the A4 size paper will have to be replaced so they
can fit both sizes - as a standard size - before business will be
thinking about using A4 regularly.
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