Re: Using standardized SI prefixes
Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 09:25:13PM +0000, Evgeni Golov
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 12 Jun 2007 15:42:08 -0300 Paulo Marcondes wrote:
>> > billion = 10^6 * 10^6 (IIRC, as used in Portugal - no jokes here!)
>> =10^12 :)
>> and Germany, France, former UdSSR, <insert your country here>
> Anywhere where milliard is 10^9, basically...
Which includes England, according to Merriam-Webster . The Spanish Royal
Academy also defines it as 10^12, which would mean every Spanish
speaking country uses that definition too.