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arabcian
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 1:11 am    Post subject: where to put this LOL Reply with quote

today i saw something after i gave emerge -eav system command

Checking for at least 621 mebibytes disk space at "/var/tmp/portage/games-rpg/arx-fatalis-data-1.21-r1/temp"


do someone know what mebibytes means?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 1:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Click on my footnote. :) You will find units like Mb, Gb, gb, mb, KB, etc. do not exist.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The footnote is the perfect answer :)
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

helpen wrote:
The footnote is the perfect answer :)

The footnote wrote:
It is important to recognize that the new prefixes for binary multiples are not part of the International System of Units (SI), the modern metric system.

:lol:
I make no doubt that a few would still consider it baroque while the vast majority would opt for classical.
I would have preferred pré-avant-gardiste.
Of course romantic is the only wrong qualifier.

I seriously consider that the NIST should refrain from publishing taste judgments. :roll:
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

aCOSwt wrote:
I seriously consider that the NIST should refrain from publishing taste judgments.

aCOSwt ... indeed, and wasn't the "modern metric system" abolished by décret impérial, 22 Fructidor, An XIII .. ;)

best ... khay
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