[rescue] rescuing an ailing U10...
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 22:51:12 CDT 2007
Scott Quinn wrote:
>>> 4K, BTW, is conveniently the size of an i386 memory page. Fair
>>> I guess; IIRC, the 512-byte standard came from the VAX memory
>>>  Real kilobytes, not this "but it's an SI unit" whining or
>>> kibibibibilitibytes nonsense.
>> Thank you for not using KiB.
> Attempting to force a binary machine to use base-10 numbering makes as
> much sense as attempting to list prices at the supermarket in hex. The
> 1000 byte kilobyte should have been stillborn.
If people are going to start using kiB and MiB, I reserve the right to
express myself in terms of Mig and Gim. Or even PiPa.
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