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Re: Units in speed

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 17:50:58 +0100

On 20.03.2012 22:18, Oto BREZINA wrote:
> On 2012-03-20 20:52, Stefan Küng wrote:
>> On 20.03.2012 10:12, Oto BREZINA wrote:
>>> In TSVN is used kBytes/s unit. This is 1000 or 1024 Bytes/s ? In later
>>> KiB(ytes)/s should be used, and as it is more common a expect this one
>>> was meant. IIRC, Ki and Mi are in iso already. If former is used is it
>>> correct but unxepected.
>> It's kBytes/s (1024 Bytes).
> Did you thought to change that to KiB? "more correct" but less recognised
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_prefix#Specific_units_of_IEC_60027-2_A.2_and_ISO.2FIEC_80000

Both are correct, but kb is more used and recognized than kib.
Is there a reason we should change that?

Stefan

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