Re: Knoppix ISO image is 715MB - How Do I burn it ?
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 09:28:18PM -0400, Kevin McKinley wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Jun 2003 15:49:28 -0700
> Vineet Kumar <email@example.com> wrote:
> > * Vineet Kumar (firstname.lastname@example.org) [030604 15:44]:
> > > convenience, not "standardization". Also, I don't know how far it
> > > goes back, but I'm sure that the 1e6 usage of the mega- prefix was
> > > in use long before the SI came around ~1 centuries ago. I'd call
> > > several decades of the 2^10 usage pretty meager.
> > Bah, typo. That was supposed to be ~2 centuries ago.
> You missed the big one. What the hell is 1.0e6? Shouldn't that be
Uh, 1.0e6 is quite a usual variant of scientific notation for 1.0 *
10^6. The "e" stands for "exponent".
Colin Watson [email@example.com]