jlhickle at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 15 08:15:12 EDT 2007
"Kibibytes" sounds like a brand of dog food. Has anyone ever even heard of the "International Electrotechnical Commission"? Are they the same people who wanted us all to speak Esperanto back in the '60's ?
mike delyea <mdelyea at gmail.com> wrote: Has anybody actually used the word kibibyte? As in "I'm upgrading my coco
to 512 kibibytes this weekend". I never heard of the word until I was
reading about the Tandy 1000 on Wikipedia tonight.
a binary prefix meaning 2 to the 10th power = 1024. This prefix, adopted
by the International Electrotechnical Commission in 1998, was supposed to
replace kilo- for binary applications in computer science. Thus 1024
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