On Tuesday 12 June 2007 01:48:27 Josselin Mouette wrote: > > Why do you think that the marketing materials for most hard drives > > include the note that 1 GB = 1 000 000 000 bytes? > > Maybe because they are sold in the US, one of the 3 countries where SI > units are not standard? Even in the US all legitimate science and engineering is done in SI units. -- Wesley J. Landaker <email@example.com> <xmpp:firstname.lastname@example.org> OpenPGP FP: 4135 2A3B 4726 ACC5 9094 0097 F0A9 8A4C 4CD6 E3D2
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