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moominsean

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Where's the comma?
« on: July 29, 2010, 01:18:20 AM »
As in, I have 1 088 posts...
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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2010, 02:44:54 AM »
As in, I have 1 088 posts...

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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2010, 01:37:59 PM »
Shocking state of affairs. I'll our 56 person development team onto it straightaway.
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Anyway, you don't have 1 088 posts...you have 1 089.

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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2010, 04:01:34 PM »
Pfew! Sean's been saved from the big 1088 monster by a single post :)
They should write a complete TV series on it  :P
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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2010, 01:46:40 AM »
SI standard has no comma used as a 1 000 delimiter. Like the simple rule of named units having an upper case abbreviation, it is designed to confabulate Americans and Libyans - those only left as still having 27.4 troy ounces in a ream, and 12 reams to a quart, and 8 1/2 quarts to a furlong, and 16 furlongs to a league, and 4 leagues to a mile...

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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2010, 06:25:31 AM »
So I currently have 1 x 103 + (93 + x) total posts? With x = future posts.

Or a bit over a kilopost?

I think you need to set up a meeting, Ed. I'll have the paperwork on my desk in the morning, if you value this job.
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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2010, 09:53:07 AM »
"I'm sorry, but Ed is currently off planet attending an inter-galactic summit on the future of the semi-colon in Martian romantic literature. If your matter is urgent, please address it to one of the other moderators."
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Re: Where's the comma?
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2010, 03:04:04 PM »
My head hurts...
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