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SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in
 Christian Groessler wrote:

> On 12/21/2001 10:58:30 AM GMT Mike Jagdis wrote:
>> Mike Eldridge wrote:
>>> i was going to comment about simply using lowercase equivalents, but
>>> then milli already has 'm', although the concept of a millibyte (or even
>>> millibit) is absurd.
>> Why? For instance a millibyte/s might be a hearbeat across a LAN every
>> hour or so or it might be a control traffic requirement for a deep space
>> probe. You might not have an immediate use for the term but it has a
>> specific meaning - and certainly isn't "absurd" (see definition on
> So, is it 1/1024 or 1/1000 bytes ? :-)

1/1024. Because we are talking about byte.


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