Re: Using standardized SI prefixes
David Verhasselt <email@example.com> writes:
> Perhaps transforming it into a localization problem would do the
> trick. This way, users would be able to set their preference on
> byte-count in the same place as their preference on currency,
> decimal, and am/pm vs 24h. Applications could make use of the
> localization settings to calculate the amount of bytes, which would
> hopefully eventually centralize and generalize what counting-method
> the user sees.
A GiB is the same in any locale, and has the same display -- "GiB" --
in any locale. Displaying it another way is misleading.
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