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SubjectRe: editorial policy
On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 22, 2001 at 10:00:17AM +1300, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> > 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.
> GiB is not a useful standard because NOBODY USES IT. When it's in
> common use, then consider applying it to the kernel, but please,
> not before then.

To summarize: don't use it widely until it's widely used.

Let's apply that standard to aio, shall we? :P

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