[RFC] SI Units in KDE
klingens at kde.org
Thu Sep 19 22:39:46 BST 2002
On Thursday 19 September 2002 23:26, Neil Stevens wrote:
> This change would cause short term, medium term, and long term confusion
> and annoyance. If you want consistency, go tell those hard disk
> manufacturers to go back to using the true binary convention.
Ehm, how many people in this world calculate using the decimal system? And how
many prefer using 'kilo == 1024' over that?
Why do you think a kilometer is 1000 meters? Much easier calculating, for one,
and consistent with liters, grammes, and all other SI-units.
Ok, agreed, you're an American and there people are still doing the math for
miles, feet and what more, but most of the world prefers decimal ;-)
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