Saturday, July 24, 2004

square roots ahead - the relationships between paper sizes

Markus Kuhn has a fascinating web page about international standard paper sizes and provides the magic numbers you need if your photocopier is ISO challenged. e.g. A3 -> A4 = 71%.

It is also riddled with many "not many people know that" type factoids. Did you know for example, that in Germany many brands of toilet paper are ISO A6 format.

Now *that* is attention to detail.

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