Bitsavers size in historical units

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Mon May 4 09:50:56 CDT 2009


On Mon, 4 May 2009, Tim Shoppa wrote:
> Maybe I did not make myself clear enough. When I wrote
> 100 Gigabytes, I meant 10**11 bytes, because as I see the archive with

A factor like kilo or giga implies a base of 2 when used in conjunction 
with with bytes, basta! And I hate those babybytes - ehm - mebibytes and 
so on.

Christian



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