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SubjectRe: Configure.help editorial policy
vojtech@suse.cz (Vojtech Pavlik)  wrote on 22.12.01 in <20011222171438.A10233@suse.cz>:

> The only problem is that M = 10^6 plus Mi = 2^20 don't cover the usages ...
>
> 4Mbit bandwidth is usually 4 * 10^3 * 2^10 bits per second.
> 20GB harddrive is usually 20 * 10^6 * 2^10 bytes.

There's a simple answer. "These people lie."

> The confusion is there. It can't be erradicated by adding Mi's and Gi's,
> because they don't cover the whole spectrum.

We don't *want* something that covers that part of the spectrum. We want
that part to be *avoided*.

MfG Kai
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