Imagine if we adopted that sort of abbreviation in the computer industry. If I said I have 512KB of memory you would look at me sideways and wonder how XP runs on that. In fact I mean I have 512,000KB or 512MB.
I just think it is lazy, slack and misleading. We have standards of weights and measures with defined units and conventions.
The next time a car salesman says to me that a car has 50km's I think I will challenge it.
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Comment by juha, on 4-Apr-2006 17:59
In fact I mean I have 512,000KB or 512MB.Well, no... you have 524,288Kbytes, or 536,870,912 bytes of RAM. I'm such a pendant.
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