Subject: Re: "k"bytes or "K"bytes?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: ITOH Yasufumi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/25/1999 14:21:31
In article <m11fSMF-000g5eC@most.weird.com>
> The whole idea of accounting for computer storage in units of 1000
> bytes, or even worse 1000 bits, is so alien, disgusting, and meaningless
> to me that I'd prefer just to stomp it out! ;-) I sure don't want to
> give it any credence by commonly refering to it as 'kB' or 'kb'
How about "1.44MB" floppy. :-)
1440KB = 1474560 byte
~ 1.41 x 2^20 # 1.41MB?
~ 1.47 x 10^6 # 1.47MB?
See the installation document or fdc(4) for the string. :)