kB in KDiskFreeSpace and others

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Mar 28 12:00:36 GMT 2008

On Friday 28 March 2008 12:49:49 Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> > However, we're going towards the KiB acronym, for which there's no such
> > ambiguity. Whether anyone says "kibibyte" aloud remains to be seen
> > ("kays", "megs" and "gigs" are more common aloud).
> Come on, you know you want to be heard saying "kibs", "mibs", and "gibs"
>  :-)
> OK for me to change the documentation text, then?


I think the term "teras" is already entering popular vocabulary, but how soon 
until "petas" ? :-)

(we should really use the more correct term "bazillion")

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