Using standardized SI prefixes
alex at weej.com
Tue Jun 12 00:45:25 UTC 2007
Fine. Stick with Kilobytes, but strictly define it as 10^3 bytes. Just
choose one over the other and be consistent.
On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 01:53 +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> shirish <shirishag75 at gmail.com> 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?!?]
> We are all lying in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
> -Oscar Wilde
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