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Re: Using standardized SI prefixes

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...

(And yes, I'd prefer apt* to use 1024, not 1000.)

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