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

Måns Rullgård mans
Fri Feb 16 15:13:01 CET 2007

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski said:
> On Friday, 16 February 2007 at 00:49, Robert Swain wrote:
>> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>> >On Friday, 16 February 2007 at 00:29, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> >>Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org> writes:
>> >>>No, 'K' never means anything else than 1024.
>> >>K never means anything other than Kelvin, the standard unit for
>> >>temperature.
>> >
>> >Funny.
>> >
>> >I meant it as a prefix... but of course you knew that already.
>> The kilo 'k' is lower case. The Kelvin 'K' is upper case.
> What part of "prefix" is difficult to understand? Kelvin (K) is a unit,
> binary kilo (K) is a prefix. Sheesh... you are pulling my leg, right?

I'm pulling nobody's leg.  Have you never encountered compound units?
If case were insignificant, one couldn't distinguish newton-meters (Nm)
from nanometers (nm), or ampere-seconds (As) from attoseconds (as).

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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