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Comment: Re:Okay, so technically, (Score 1) 711

by Sxerks (#29244537) Attached to: Apple Kicks HDD Marketing Debate Into High Gear

Really? I love the use of the F word, it makes you sound so much more intelligent. "I" am not being stubborn, I am having a discussion. KiB, MiB, GiB are made by marketing people who think consumers are stupid, they server no usefull purpose, there was never a reason to differentiate between KB and KiB in the first place.

Comment: Re:Okay, so technically, (Score 2, Interesting) 711

by Sxerks (#29242865) Attached to: Apple Kicks HDD Marketing Debate Into High Gear

The prefixes are different already, there is no centibyte for millibyte, it's not really a scientific measurement to begin with.

So there is no problem with using them in the original context (2^10....)

And no logical reason whatsoever for the terms (KiB,MiB,GiB) to have been created in the first place

An adequate bootstrap is a contradiction in terms.

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