[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Print KB for 1024 bytes
Fri Feb 16 11:28:10 CET 2007
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M?ns Rullg?rd schreef:
> Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi> writes:
>> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 17:49 -0500, The Wanderer wrote:
>>> Ah, but I don't think it was consciously done by any group; I believe it
>>> was done "in passing< by simply using the term that way because it was
>>> close enough, and became a de-facto standard usage thereby. Nobody
>>> arrogated to themselves the authority to redefine the existing term.
>> It became a "de-facto standard" for some people, but most people have
>> never accepted a change in the meaning of k, M etc. As the usage spread
>> it also became obvious that it was a bad idea.
> The only thing that became obvious is that some people should never
> have been allowed anywhere near a computer.
Ahum, I bet that those Roman emperors or [insert your favorite dictator]
would agree with you on that .
Seriously though, are you talking about those who started using the 'k',
'M' and 'G' prefixes incorrectly? ;)
With friendly regards,
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