Re: Another easter egg in gnome-something...
On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Buddha Buck wrote:
> At 07:19 PM 09-12-2001 +0200, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> > > It looks like we're getting confused between the UK billion and the
> > American billion. (Apologies to all other countries who use one or the other.)
> > >
> > > American (including Unix) = 10^9
> > > British = 10^12
> >What the heck do the British call 10^9? And further more, is 10^15 a
> >trillion (in the British system)?
> I'm not British, but I believe the system is:
> American British
> 1000 Thousand Thousand
> 10^6 Million Million
> 10^9 Billion Thousand Million (or a Milliard)
> 10^12 Trillion Billion
> 10^15 Quadrillion Thousand Billion
What, the British don't have Billiards?
PS: Sorry for sending to *EVERYONE*, it just seemed the trendy thing to