Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)

Mackenzie Morgan 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.

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
apt-get moo
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