Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Tue Jun 2 05:18:25 UTC 2009
Nils Kassube wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> To my mind, the power-of-2 grouping is sufficiently intrinsic to the
>> nature of bytes, whilst the "kibi mebi gibi tebi" stuff not only
>> sounds and looks stupid, but loses a great deal of clarity by making
>> all of the prefixes differ only in a single syllable.
> Clarity like the size of 1.44MB floppy disks?
At least those were 'standard' in that they always come in 2880 blocks.
Something you cannot say for whateverGB disks.
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