Re: Using standardized SI prefixes
Le mardi 12 juin 2007 à 13:57 +0100, Darren Salt a écrit :
> I demand that Josselin Mouette may or may not have written...
> > When I use a computer program, I don't want to wonder whether it uses
> > precise units or approximate ones. A computer is a damn stupid machine
> > and it will never know whether I need precision. Which is why it should
> > *always* do things the precise way.
> Agreed. Use 1024 rather than the imprecise and misleading 1000...
The question is not whether to use powers of 2 or 10 (different software
use both), but rather to use the good prefixes depending on that
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