[RFC] SI Units in KDE

Neil Stevens neil at qualityassistant.com
Thu Sep 19 23:19:04 BST 2002

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On Thursday September 19, 2002 03:05, Ryan Cumming wrote:
> On September 19, 2002 15:01, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > On Thursday September 19, 2002 02:58, Ryan Cumming wrote:
> > > Oh, there is no doubt that the disc drive market switched to true SI
> > > units primarily as a marketing ploy. The point is to align ourselves
> > > with accepted metric units, not the greedy mass media corporations.
> > > ;)
> >
> > Perhaps this, and all other units, should be somewhere in KControl.
> Maybe we could use "old-style" MB when the user has selected imperial as
> their measurement system? I can see how that could get confusing,
> however, as "MB" would then have two different meanings.

Ah, so it's not only enough that you want to be able to clear confuson, but 
you want to impose your measuring system on the whole world?

You still haven't answered one of my original questions:  What does 
ifconfig have to do with anything?

And don't most system administration tools still use the industry-standard 
binary powers?

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