[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Print KB for 1024 bytes

Måns Rullgård mans
Fri Feb 16 01:04:49 CET 2007

Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi> writes:

> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 17:49 -0500, The Wanderer wrote:
>> Ah, but I don't think it was consciously done by any group; I believe it
>> was done "in passing< by simply using the term that way because it was
>> close enough, and became a de-facto standard usage thereby. Nobody
>> arrogated to themselves the authority to redefine the existing term.
> It became a "de-facto standard" for some people, but most people have
> never accepted a change in the meaning of k, M etc. As the usage spread
> it also became obvious that it was a bad idea.

The only thing that became obvious is that some people should never
have been allowed anywhere near a computer.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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