Using standardized SI prefixes

Christof Krüger ubuntu at
Wed Jun 13 22:35:47 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 22:29 +0200, Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
> After wasting too much time reading this thread, I think the bike shed
> should be yellow this time.
I'd like to have it red, please.

> And for something at least slightly useful:
> This is not something Ubuntu should do, upstreams should do this. So if
> anyone really cares about this, poke our upstreams instead of rambling
> on about whether the difference between the different gigglebytes or
> tibblebytes is significant.
I agree that this is the way to go. However, I think the OP wanted to
suggest to have something like an official policy so that
changes/patches are also created by ubuntu and eventually proposed
But I guess there will be no consensus on it so just let upstream do it.

 Christof Krüger

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