Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)
macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 04:03:55 UTC 2009
On Sunday 31 May 2009 11:51:16 pm Christopher Chan wrote:
> That has been the case for years and only recently have I heard this
> nonsense of base10 whateverbyte units in stuff other than misleading but
> covered my behind disk labels.
The IEEE decided nearly a decade ago that instead of redefining the SI units
(which were base 10 long before the invention of digital computers), we should
have our own prefixes for 1024-based numbering schemes.
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