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    SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in
    On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Mike Dresser wrote:
    > On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > > > The unit here is B, which does conflict with the unit bel, but is
    > > > widely used to mean byte in computer contexts.
    > >
    > > Also, the kilobell is highly unlikely to be used ;)
    > >
    > > Rik
    > Dunno about that, the S/N ratio on slashdot seems to get into the kB's
    > somedays.

    I'm not sure what parallel universe you live in, but I'm
    pretty damn sure that mine doesn't have 10000 times more
    signal than noise on slashdot ;)

    An S+N/N of one kB is 40 dB...


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