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Talk:5.56x45mm Rounds

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Change of format[edit source]

This article and all mentions of its name should be changed to «5,56 x 45 mm NATO» rather than «5.56mm» and «5.56x45». Its correct name in the part of the world that uses the metric system is given in comma decimals and with correct spacing. --Kverulant (talk) 16:33, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

I would also like to add that while English is indeed the language used on the wiki, it is not the language used, but system of measurements, that decide whether decimals are given after full stops or commas. The correct NATO designation for the 5,56mm is «5,56 mm x 45 NATO» in metric using countries and «5.56 NATO» in international contexts, but is more often given as «5,56 x 45 mm NATO». I do not think that the US imperial system should influence the usage on the international wiki of a game developed in the Czech Republic, Europe, which uses the metric system of measurements.
It has nothing todo with US imperial system, it has nothing todo with metric system and it has nothing todo with the origin of the game developers. It is just common to use a decimal comma in english. We will not change the name of the article or mentions of that ammunition until its name is changed in the game. This is not a wiki for real life ammunition, but for stuff that is in the game this wiki is about. Regards, --RocknRolla7 (talk) 20:10, 30 June 2014 (UTC)