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SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in
On Mar 18, 2002  11:36 -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> According to the standards, where capitalization is used:
> (1) For a proper name.
> (2) To differentiate between otherwise identical symbols.
> "KB" would mean:
> Kirchoff-Bell
> It needs to be:
> "kb" to mean kilobyte.

Argh. Not this thread again. "kb" is kilo _bits_ not kilo _bytes_.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?" -- Dogbert

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