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    SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: Timothy Covell <>
    In newsgroup:
    > No, the US never went metric. That's why $200M Mars probes crash on
    > entry due to some idiot using English units as opposed to the NASA standard
    > of Metrics. The funny thing is that Thomas Jefferson, an American President,
    > suggested the Metric system to the French while he was ambassador there.


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