...it's not that simple.
I have shelves full of cookbooks, as does my mate, that use imperial measurements. If we switched, as you suggest, to metric measuring implements, all of these recipes would become opaque, to say the least.
It's all very nice to point to the inherent superiority of something (dvorak keyboards, Betamax tapes, the PS3's graphics crunching) but reality and your current investments have a say - if you have normal typing skills, going dvorak is a pain in the butt, if you have tons of VHS tapes and sellers of VHS tapes, you can't just switch, if you have XBox 360 games, they're not going to play on the PS3.
I mean, I feel your pain, I really do - I spend my professional time trying to get people to look at what can be *done* with particular software, but am up against people who have significant skill sets in *other* software, and even when I can show them superior, consistent results, they usually go right back to the old, comfortable methods.
So what's the right answer? Rant and point your fingers and wave your hands, or just try to address both worlds? I choose the latter, and it comes down to one reason: Minimal fuckarosis. Some things will change, some won't, but I'm not going to have a cow about them in the meantime. YMMV. No doubt.
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