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From "Carl Edwards" <edwa...@vitesse.com>
Subject RE: apr_strfsize SI prefix for kilo
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2004 20:51:32 GMT
In that case shouldn't it be 'Ki'?

>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: William A. Rowe, Jr. [mailto:wrowe@rowe-clan.net]
>  Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 9:37 PM
>  To: Carl Edwards
>  Cc: dev@apr.apache.org
>  Subject: Re: apr_strfsize SI prefix for kilo
>  
>  
>  "Based on the new definitions, the SI prefixes, k, M, and G, 
>  are back to their original meaning of 1,000, 1,000,000, and 
>  1,000,000,000, respectively. The commonly known binary 
>  prefixes are written as Ki, Mi, and Gi and pronounced as 
>  kibi, mebi, and gibi, respectively."
>  
>  I believe that is 2^10, so no.
>  
>  At 07:52 PM 3/25/2004, Carl Edwards wrote:
>  >Hello,
>  >
>  >I know it is a minor thing but shouldn't the character
>  >used to represent kilo in apr_strfsize be lowercase?
>  >http://www.efunda.com/units/si_prefixes.cfm?search_string=kilo
>  >I think K is the unit symbol for kelvin.
>  >
>  >I only noticed because I use the SSI fsize directive
>  >and wanted it consistent with the rest of my site.
>  >
>  >An easy way to see this is a directory index generated
>  >by apache.
>  >
>  >BTW Apache 1.3 had it this way.
>  >
>  >
>  >Thanks,
>  >-Carl Edwards
>  
>  
>  

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