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[–] bb22 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

The customary system is from the same lineage of units as 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day, ie a base 12 system. There are all kinds of natural proportions embedded in the unit sizes, but I’m not an expert on all that.

Also international standardization is a pet project of communist Jews.