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 From:  "Joey Morin" <joeymorin at gmail dot com>
 To:  "'M0n0Wall' list" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.234 bug reports, please (May be off topic)
 Date:  Wed, 27 Aug 2008 03:44:05 -0400
thank you, brother lee!

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:

> Yes, I know there is a whole "New Standard" since 98 (yes I am old) but it
> has never really been used. And consider the name; "mega binary byte."  A
> byte IS friggin binary! There is no such thing as a base 10 Byte!
>  (Breathe...  Calm down... Count to 10... 1, 10, 11, 100, 101, 110, 111,
> 1000, 1001, 1010  OK, I am under control.) It also legitimizes the
> bastardization of kB, MB, and GB in a base 2 numbering system.  Switching
> bases in the same counting system is asinine.
>
> Sorry, one of my pet peevs.