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SubjectRe: editorial policy
On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 01:40:34PM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> What, and *encourage* non-uniform terminology? No, I won't do that.
> Better to have a single standard set of abbreviations, no matter how
> ugly, than this.

So, encouraging non-uniform terminology, breaking applicates *and*
confusing the hell out of everyone is better? Face it, the only
people trying to confuse things are the disk vendors. DRAM is sold
by the MB, everyone talks about MB == 1024*1024... I'm having a
hard time giving a sympathetic ear to anyone try to change the well
established, and consistent (barring the storage venduhs), standard.

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