Ubuntu Desktop Unit Consistency (LP: #369525)

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Jun 3 23:56:11 UTC 2009

Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> Ok can we at least fix applications to use Ki Mi etc prefixes when
> they are counting in base 2?

That might actually be the best for now if there is not going to be any 
public fanfare about Ubuntu taking the lead in returning to standards 
and dropping convention. Use the IEC prefixes and drop all mention of 
the SI prefixes since there is currently no consensus between operating 
systems yet. Or go banging on the doors of POSIX or make this return to 
standards as big as the Y2K bug even though some may not feel it is as 

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