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.