Originally Posted by SiuiS
Computer code the world over would need to be rewritten. It would bankrupt the world; theoretically why the US doesn't use metric.
Mmm, I'm going to have to agree with Deadly on this one as an erstwhile programmer. It strongly depends on what your input/output is. Also, backward compatibility is always a thing and people manage to deal with it despite having things much more complex than a constant change.