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SubjectRe: Changing KB, MB, and GB to KiB, MiB, and GiB in Configure.help

> <pedantic>
>
> dB is decibel, kB would be kilobel, so one kB is 10000 dB
>
> a kilobel works out to a signal to noise ratio of 10^1000, which is pretty big,
> and definately a bit bigger than the slashdot signal to noise ratio :)
>
> </pedantic>
<b><pedantic>
if dB is 10 bel's, wouldn't kB be 1000 bel's, therefore one kB is only 100
deci-bel's?

Creating a S/N ratio of 10^100?

</pedantic></b>

I forget what we were debating now.

mike

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