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SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in Configure.help
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...

regards,

Rik
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