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SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in Configure.help.
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On 12/21/2001 10:58:30 AM GMT Mike Jagdis wrote:
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>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
>http://www.dict.org).

So, is it 1/1024 or 1/1000 bytes ? :-)

regards,
chris

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