Walt Mankowski via plug on 29 Oct 2020 08:30:07 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Copying files to multiple volumes

On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 10:48:57AM -0400, brent timothy saner via plug wrote:
> it's not from lack of trying.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_prefix
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orders_of_magnitude_(data)
> you can thank disk manufacturers for not following proper notation.

It's not just them. Binary and decimal are used interchangeably by
most people, and hardly anyone uses kibi/mebi/gibi/tebi. As those
articles make clear, the differences are going to grow dramatically as
storage increases.

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