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SubjectRe: Configure.help editorial policy
cw@f00f.org (Chris Wedgwood)  wrote on 22.12.01 in <20011221205711.GA32465@weta.f00f.org>:

> Standards exist to make peoples lives easier, the fact the hard drive
> and memory vendors currently don't use these phrases right now doesn't
> make the standard wrong --- this world is full of clue-less marketing
> people and nothing will change this.

Oh, it can be changed. Just the way car advertising has been changed to
use kW. (Well, it has over here.) And the way monitor size advertising is
in the process of being changed to use SI units, not US ones.

Fair advertising laws can be rather effective.

MfG Kai
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