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Re: Element for Numbers

From: (wrong string) äper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 23:26:47 +0100
Message-ID: <029a01c29408$93d9f820$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
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David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>:
>
>>   k    | kilo  | 10^+ 3 | 2^10
>
> k is 10^3
> K is 2^10


No! Not only that changing case doesn't work for M (although there's nothing
like milli-byte) and isn't common, but K is Kelvin. If it was an accepted
standard, I'd be okay with Mi etc., but I don't see this. Using the same
prefixes for bit (b?) and B (Byte) with changed meaning works and is common
in technical use.

Christoph Päper
Received on Sunday, 24 November 2002 17:26:48 GMT

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