Mebibytes & C
charles at kde.org
Thu Dec 26 02:34:07 GMT 2002
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I wanted to know what the resolution of the Mebi versus Mega conversation was.
I do think it's would be nice to adopt this, and as the feature freeze is
Also, I've noticed the use of Disc instead of Disk and I should note that as
the C locale is american english this should be changed:
Disc is the correct spelling for a single Disc (a CD).
When the medium doesn't appear like a Disc, it is spelled Disk, with a K
(i.e., a Floppy Disk, a Hard Disk). I should expect that we KDE developers
would be all for spelling things with a K... *especially* when it's the
According to the Free Online Dictionary of Computing:
<storage, spelling> British spelling of "disk", normally only used for
Anyone remember when Kurt brought up our new site featuring the phrase
"Conquer your Desktop", and many of us felt something was spelled wrong? ;)
Charles Samuels <charles at kde.org>
A computer without Windows is like a dog without a brick tied to its head.
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