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Subject: Re: Archos HD Upgrade

Re: Archos HD Upgrade

From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 10:44:45 +0100

Dominik Riebeling wrote:
> It's not only the silly HDD manufacturers (137GB would be correct) but
> also various silly operating systems like windows who think 1 GB =
> 1024 kB.

Bah. That "kibibyte" nonsense was introduced in 1999, *50 years* after the rise of modern computing!

A "kilobyte" has _never_ been 1000 bytes. A "megabyte" has _never_ been 1000000 bytes. That doesn't change just because silly academics say so.

-- 
Björn
Received on 2006-03-07

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