[RFC] SI Units in KDE
ryan at completely.kicks-ass.org
Thu Sep 19 22:41:35 BST 2002
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On September 19, 2002 14:35, Neil Stevens wrote:
> On Thursday September 19, 2002 02:39, Martijn Klingens wrote:
> > 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?
> In computers? Very few.
It's interesting to note that 1024 versus 1000 not even consistant in IT. A
kilobit is actually 1000 bits in -common usage-.
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