[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Print KB for 1024 bytes
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Fri Feb 16 20:49:08 CET 2007
On Friday, 16 February 2007 at 15:13, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> 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).
Looks like you're ignoring the context. This is pointless anyway.
I don't care what you do about this issue too much, but whatever you
do, please make sure it's consistent and documented.
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