Using standardized SI prefixes
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Tue Jun 12 14:21:12 UTC 2007
Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> writes:
> This is a strong advocation for using powers of ten everywhere, and
> abolishing the use of powers of two multiples altogether, no?
Nothing needs to be abolished but inconsistency. The same good would
be had by *knowing the difference*, and differentiating explicitly
between powers of 10 and powers of 2.
We have the standard tools now to do that, if we but use them.
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