Re: [patch] improved hal support for gnome-vfs

Le vendredi 01 juillet 2005 à 21:17 +0200, Chipzz a écrit :
> On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, Benoît Dejean wrote:
> > HAL is plain right and uses SI prefixes. gnomevfs is wrong. See
> >
> Historically IT has deviated from the 1000 rule and that's just the way
> it is. Claiming 1kB is 1000bytes makes you sound like a marketing droid,
> and I think it's false advertising.

computer __science__. The BIPM rules scientific units. There's a real
need for 'i' units because k/M/G are very misleading. I glad that you've
never faced this kind of problems. I have.

(Harddrive sizes are given in gigabyte. CD mebibyte. DVD in gigabyte.
etc. Network people use kilo/mega/giga with bits and bytes. etc)

> Totally opposed. There's enough of this bullshit yet.

Don't call bullshit something you don't agree with.
Benoît Dejean <TazForEver AT dlfp DOT org>
JID: TazForEver jabber org

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