Re: Using standardized SI prefixes
Le jeudi 14 juin 2007 à 12:15 +0200, Gabor Gombas a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 08:45:13PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > The meaning of 1 TB is approximate only for approximate people. I'd
> > expect more rigor from people working in computer science (if we can
> > call it a science).
> ... and since most Debian users are not computer scientists, Scott is
> Yesterday my collegue asked me how much storage a server has that we
> bought from some project money, and he had to write a report. When I
> told him "931 MiB", he said "No, I want a number like 1T or 2T" (and he
> has an IT degree, although not CS in the strict sense). That's how
> people think, and if you do not acknowledge that, you're living outside
> of reality.
I don't know who told you he always needs precision, but it wasn't me.
(The answer to all of your nonsense is already in this post, no need to
: :' : We are debian.org. Lower your prices, surrender your code.
`. `' We will add your hardware and software distinctiveness to
`- our own. Resistance is futile.