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SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in Configure.help.
At 10:18 AM 12/23/01 +0100, Per Jessen wrote:
>Sooner or later, the IEC notation will also make it into the schools, and
>students
>will be graduating knowing nothing but the IEC notation. If we haven't
>changed by
>then, that's when we'll see some true confusion.

Or the professors and research assistants will say "no" and that will be
that. Don't forget that the IEC doesn't cast things in stone, either -- as
THEY get feedback from their members, they may decide to shit-can the whole
thing.

That's another reason to take it slowly -- let's see if the idea has
serious legs.

Stephen Satchell

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