From: "John Jardine"
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 21:29:52 -0000
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NNTP-Posting-Date: 21 Dec 2002 21:16:53 GMT
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Spehro Pefhany wrote in message
> On Sat, 21 Dec 2002 11:12:16 -0500, the renowned "Michael A. Terrell"
> > Some copiers allow you to run A4 to 8.5*11 inch, or 8.5*11 inch to A4
> >conversion at the touch of one button.
> As the aspect ratio is different between A4 and US Letter, either they
> must distort the page or leave margins (probably the latter).
> I can finally buy A4 paper at Staples, if I wanted it, at only a small
> premium over letter size (compared to the 10:1 it is at a specialist
> importer), but only in one or two types (compared to scores of types
> of regular paper). But.. European binders have 4 holes instead of 3,
> and file folders would probably be a bit short etc. etc. The North
> American market is big enough that whatever benefits might be
> gained from changing to the outside standard would probably not
> outweight the costs in the medium or short term.
> Anyway, I'll gladly set Acrobat to produce A4 PDFs if requested to
> do so. ;-)
> Best regards,
> Spehro Pefhany
> "it's the network..." "The Journey is the reward"
> firstname.lastname@example.org Info for manufacturers:
> Embedded software/hardware/analog Info for designers:
Rip off UK, sells as standard, crappy 2 hole binders. 3" spacing rings
guaranteed to lever themselves apart when folder is getting full. The rest
of Europe makes do with the quality 4 ring varieties.
(ps, I preferred to use the old 'foolscap' size)