[PATCH] Add support for JEDEC/metric standards to KLocale::formatByteSize

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jul 24 20:28:38 BST 2009

Michael Pyne wrote:
> On Thursday 23 July 2009 18:52:32 John Tapsell wrote:
>> For the spacing between the number and the unit, we currently use a
>> fullspace, whereas a thin space is considered typographically better.
>> The four main possibilities are:
>> 34 KiB       <-- ordinary space
>> 34 KiB       <-- THIN SPACE
>> 34 KiB        <-- HAIR SPACE
>> 34KiB        <-- nothing
> Sounds alright to me (although I'll note there was absolutely no noticable 
> difference between thin and ordinary space until I looked in a monospaced 
> font, where thin spaces completely break the "monospacing".  I'm not sure if 
> that's a huge concern though.

All three are identical in Terminus ;-). The above sounds like a bug 
that should be reported to the author of the font in question.

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