On 12/25/05 3:26 PM, in article don9r5$3q3$1@xxxxxxxxxxx, "Christian
Brunschen" <cb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In article <j76uq11a1nnisarhj61bt1iki3b46lc8pi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Peter Bennett <peterbb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Sun, 25 Dec 2005 17:22:41 GMT, "Rob B" <RobB@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I did't miss earlier posts i am trying to learn more, i have always found
>>> electronics fascinating, want to learn, and was trying to relate my obvious
>>> limited knowledge of standard resistor attributes/properties to the concept
>>> of wires (i.e. conductors) as resistors.
>> The original post suggesting the use of conductors in place of
>> resistors was a sort of "play on words". It was a (fairly successful)
>> attempt to confuse.
>> A 1000 ohm resistor _is_ a .001 mho conductor.
> Just a small nit-pick: Please use SI units, where they exist? :) Such as
> the SI unit for conductance, the 'Siemens' (abbreviated 'S') - which also
> just happens to be the same size as the 'mho', but which benefits form
> being an actual international standard.
> Best wishes,
> // Christian Brunschen
And here is a bigger nit-pick: You use whatever are common or standard
measures your country, and others may use what is common or standard in