[lkml]   [2001]   [Dec]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in
    Rene Engelhard wrote:

    > Christian Groessler wrote:
    >>So, is it 1/1024 or 1/1000 bytes ? :-)
    > 1/1024. Because we are talking about byte.

    Bollocks. How can I put this politely? Don't anyone ever send me
    a CV unless you know the technical basics!

    Go look up "SI binary prefix" and "SI prefix" on Google. You might
    not _like_ the binary prefixes (I don't either) but they're what's
    been standardized and they're unambiguous. It does no good to claim
    that it's enough that *you* know what you mean. This isn't Alice in
    Wonderland (you can look that reference up in your spare time :-) ).


    P.S. After you've understood the SI system you should be able to
    tell us what the binary prefix equivalent for m is and why K as
    a prefix is a mark of stupidity...

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:14    [W:0.025 / U:0.048 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site