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SubjectRe: Configure.help editorial policy
On Fri, 28 Dec 2001, Daniel Phillips wrote:

> So would you be happy with kB -> 1,000 bytes, and KB -> 1024 bytes? Likewise
> mB for 1,000,000 bytes and MB for 1048576 bytes?

No way. m is the SI prefix for milli, one thousandth. (1/1000). K is the
SI unit Kelvin (absolute temperature). Add to the confusion...

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