[PATCH] Add support for JEDEC/metric standards to KLocale::formatByteSize
thiago at kde.org
Wed Jul 15 07:42:04 BST 2009
Michael Pyne wrote:
>Question on formatByteRate: Typically anything involving bits is given
> in decimal, so I intend to continuing that convention. Byte rates are
> typically given in decimal as well from what I understand, but given
> the feedback I've had I take it that would be a bad idea to show e.g.
> "kB/s" for a user running default IEC units, and so therefore we'd
> prefer "KiB/s"?
bits are specified in decimal units everywhere (rates and amounts), whereas
bytes are specified in binary units everywhere.
Rates and amounts should not differ, except for the "/s" at the end.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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