Ubuntu Policy: prefixes for multiples of units

Siegfried Gevatter (RainCT) rainct at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 24 19:29:41 BST 2008

2008/9/24 Scott James Remnant <scott at canonical.com>:
> Despite common belief, in general the industry (largely thanks to its
> marketing department) has actually settled on factors of powers of ten
> for these prefixes.  (What was an 80GB drive may now be sold as an 85GB
> drive.)
> In particular, the following multiples must always use powers of ten as
> their factor: [...]

I fully agree with Neal McBurnett about this. Please, *don't* do it :).

Siegfried-A. Gevatter (RainCT)

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