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Old 11-21-2005, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by jasonh300
Has anyone else ever come up with this idea or am I just crazy?
During the process of "rationalizing" measurements, the revolutionary government in France proposed this in the late 18th century. (cite.) Decimal clocks from that period exist.

It's been suggested at least annually ever since. In fact, it's offered up about as often as predictions of the end of the world.

Neither has ever happened. Neither ever will.

As others have said, there is no good reason to do so, and the expense and inconvenience would be so enormous that it's contraindicated.