[RFC] SI Units in KDE

Germain Garand germain at ebooksfrance.com
Sat Sep 21 01:40:57 BST 2002

Le Vendredi 20 Septembre 2002 12:06, Scott Wheeler a écrit :
> Quoting Christoph Cullmann <crossfire at babylon2k.de>:
> > I would say use MB with 1000*1000, MiB with 1024*1024, as the standards
> > says, as these standards are world wide accepted. They are perhaps
> > confusing, but who cares? It is not our thing to make the standards but
> > to use them. (I  don't like them, but it is simply correct to use them,
> > but we could come up with just an other standard, like 1023*1023 = MkdeB
> > ;)).
> Something comes to mind about the US state (Indiana, IIRC) that
> "standardized" Pi to 3.  Simply more convenient they said.  


There are silly law bills proposed everyday throughout the world.
They don't make a standard. They just make convenient counter-arguments :)

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