Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 2 06:57:33 UTC 2009

Max Bowsher [2009-06-01 23:41 +0100]:
> 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.

As far as I can see, the predominant opinion seems to be to fix "701.2
MB" to be "735.2 MB", not "701.2 MiB".

Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)
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