Using standardized SI prefixes

Miles Bader miles at
Mon Jun 11 16:53:42 UTC 2007

shirish <shirishag75 at> writes:
>     It isn't just ubuntu or debian but this needs to be done
> everywhere.

No it doesn't.

The "SI binary prefixes" are an abomination.

"Kibibytes"?  Christ...  [Did they try pronouncing these horrid things
when "standarizing" them?!?]


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