Chapter 4. Units used

All values are given in the SI system (Systeme International d'unites). Please, have a look on, and Bureau International des Poids et Mesures respectively. The use of other systems of units is free to second party programs, of course.

There are only very few exceptions, e.g. if otherwise very big numbers are to be written (see <timezone> — it wouldn't make any advantage to use the unit seconds in this case).

The units are: