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    SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in
    On a sunny Sat, 22 Dec 2001 04:47:43 -0600 Phil Howard gathered a sheaf of
    electrons and etched in their motions the following immortal words:

    > On Sat, Dec 22, 2001 at 11:24:17AM +0100, Pozsar Balazs wrote:

    > I can understand your point about not jumping into something that will
    > turn out (possibly) to be a big flop and cause new confusion. However,
    > I'd like to point out that any new idea will _never_ become adopted if
    > everyone takes the position of "I'm not going to do it until most
    > everyone else does first".

    I hope *everyone* takes just that position. MiB GiB. yeah, and I've got a
    miB right here. fractional bits. ha!

    fucking moronic is a phrase that springs to mind. probably something an
    accountant thought of whilst twiddling his/her thumbs staring at excel.
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