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SubjectRe: editorial policy
[OT] man-pages-1.46 was released an hour ago or so.

Cameron Simpson asks:

> Just out of curiosity, is there anywhere in the kernel space
> where KB (et al) is _not_ used to mean a power of 2 value?

Disk sizes are given in decimal, so in the boot message

hda: 120064896 sectors (61473 MB) w/2048KiB Cache ...

the MB denotes (decimal) megabytes, while the KiB denotes
(binary) kibibytes.
Yes, the parenthetical parts are pleonastic both times.


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