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Metric terms: -er or -re?

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ANMC (American National Metric Council), has spent considerable effort and some funds in trying to establish consistent spelling for the basic measures of length (meter/metre) and volume (liter/litre). Here is a set of arguments that was prepared by a task force of ANMC to indicate the reasoning on both sides of the question.

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Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:PC-17 ,  Issue: 3/4 )