OT: Star Wars and parsecs [was Re: Why not a Python compiler?]

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Fri Feb 8 16:31:46 CET 2008

On 2008-02-08, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:

> 	A Parsec is a fixed value (which, admittedly, presumes the culture
> developed a 360degree circle broken into degrees => minutes =>
> seconds... or, at least, some units compatible with the concept of an
> "arc second", like 400 grads of, say, 100 "minutes", each of 100
> "seconds")

It also presumes a standard diamter of that circle.

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