[MPlayer-users] Re: chopping off credits
jonner at teegra.net
Wed Aug 27 07:35:23 CEST 2003
D Richard Felker III wrote:
> I'm quite familiar with all that and it's stupid. They have no
> legitimate authority to redefine terms, especially ones used in
> someone else's field. Regardless of whether one accepts their horrible
> "standard", your repeated use of "MiB" "GiB" ... makes it look like
> you are trying to influence people rather than write something
> relevant to mplayer.
Some of us think the endless confusion caused by the conflicting
definitions of kilo, mega, and giga is stupid. I won't call your
opinions stupid, but I will ask you to stop spouting them as fact. Who
do you recognize as legitimate authority beyond your own swollen head
anyway? Perhaps you invented the SI prefixes yourself?
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