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SubjectRe: Configure.help editorial policy
On Sat, 22 Dec 2001, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 03:47:50PM -0500, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 06:36:22PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
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> > Also, a GB of disk space really is 2^10 * 10^6 ...

> But what Rik points out shows that right now there is ambiguity
> BECAUSE OF LACK OF STANDARDIZATION --- because GB is vague at the very
> best, disk manufactures get to claim nice marketing numbers.

Actually, I was more trying to ridicule the people who believe
we have any chance in hell of "getting it right".

Personally I believe we should stick to tradition. Better let
people be confused about the last 10% of capacity than confused
about the meaning of the text ...

cheers,

Rik
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