From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
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Spehro Pefhany ,
In Newsgroup: alt.binaries.schematics.electronic,
Entitled: "Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?",
Wrote the following:
|On 22 Dec 2002 21:07:33 GMT, the renowned email@example.com
|(Richard Steven Walz) wrote:
|>In article ,
|>Watson A.Name wrote:
|>>j.b. miller wrote:
|>>> One hundred Ohms.
|>>> the R represents the Decimal Point which may NOT show up the schematic due
|>>> to printing problems !
|>>Er, you wanna try that again? Duh.
|>When printers were more finicky, (still), and most people made GIFs of
|>old schematics of old crapped-up printed paper schematics scanned in,
|>(still), the decimal points would print poorly or resolution not capture
|>them, then decimal points might get lost, so we started using the label
|>AS the decimal, especially the UK and Europeans did this, (still).
|Ah, so it's really driven by the inferior quality of European printing
|and cruddy recycled paper. ;-)
Now, now! Don't pick on their combination sandpaper/toilet-paper ;-)
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