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Re: [opensuse] WeatherBug Follow Up
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2006 17:30:30 -0500
  • Message-id: <0J9P00CLXYIJF6H0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 07:31 AM 12/3/2006 -0500, James Knott wrote:
>
>Darryl Gregorash wrote:
>> On 2006-12-02 21:47, James Knott wrote:
>>
>>> Kai Ponte wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> If you look in the bottom right of the kicker (system tray) there's the
>>>> weather. Of course it is in farenheit since we're in the US. You can
also
>>>> have it in Celsius. I'm not sure if Kelvin is supported, though.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> I don't imagine there's many places that report their weather in
>>> Kelvin. ;-)
>>>
>>>
>> Not on this planet anyway :-)
>>
>>
>The high today is minus 7 degrees Kelvin. ;-)
>
>--
>
Apart from being impossible, there are _no_ "degrees" Kelvin. There
are Kelvins, like Volts, Watts, etc. And it really would be logical,
in an engineering sense, at least, to start a scale which had at least
one clearly defined endpoint at that point.

--doug

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