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Re: [opensuse] lsm space giveth and space taketh away: missing space?
  • From: Cristian Rodríguez <crrodriguez@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 19:30:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <4C8033B1.1060303@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
El 02/09/10 08:02, Carlos E. R. escribió:
On 2010-09-02 13:26, Philipp Thomas wrote:
* Carlos E. R. (carlos.e.r@xxxxxxxxxxxx) [20100902 12:59]:

Yes, but the name has changed. 1024 Bytes is now one kibibyte, abbreviated
1 KiB. And 1 KB is now exactly 1000 bytes, following the same rule as for
any other unit of measurement (SI).

I know. But apart from the fact that AFAIK the USA do not follow SI. That
KiB/KB mess was created by people with no knowledge of the computer
environment.

The IEEE no knowledge? >:-)


see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_by_committee

that's it.
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