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SubjectRe: editorial policy
Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> I guess it's a pretty quiet week in kernel-hacker land. Must be,
> otherwise people would have better things to do than argue over KB
> vs. KiB. The alternative would be to conclude that significant
> portions of the lkml population prefer flaming to coding, and that
> couldn't possibly be the case, could it?

Surely not?

> However. In the *absence* of a clear consensus, I will follow best
> practices. Best practice in editing a technical or standards document
> is to (a) avoid ambiguous usages, seek clarity and precision; and (b)
> to use, follow and reference international standards.

"Best" practice? That's the *only* practice! Guesswork and assumption
has no place in technical documentation!


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