Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)

Max Bowsher maxb at f2s.com
Wed Jun 3 23:17:37 UTC 2009


Mike Jones wrote:
> Do we have agreement that the correct prefixs for units that are counted
> in powers of two are kibi, mebi, gibi, tebi, and so on?

Not really, no.

Some of us, myself included, are somewhat annoyed at standards bodies
attempting to foist a bunch of overly-similar, awkward to pronounce, and
generally stupid-sounding names on us.

Max.

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