Oh God, the pain, would you guys please please please make the change? Its driving the rest of us crazy and I'm tired of arguing with baby boomer engineers.
With such a huge economy surely it makes business sense to make it easier for everyone to buy things from you?
"The European Union has a directive banning non-SI markings after 31 December 2009 on any goods imported into the European Union. This applies to all markings on products, enclosed directions and papers, packaging and advertisements. On September 11, 2007, the EU announced that the United Kingdom would be exempted from this directive and imperial measurements would still be permitted indefinitely alongside with the metric system as supplementary indications."
"Three nations have not officially adopted the International System of Units as their primary or sole system of measurement: Liberia, Myanmar and the United States." !!!!