Re: [gnome-network]Binary units

Hi William,

On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 16:51, William Jon McCann wrote:
> Hi,
> A few months ago German was kind enough to inform me of the SI binary 
> units:
> Last week I sent a patch to Mark for gnome-netstatus to change the units 
> to SI units (MiB, KiB, B).  He responded with these references:
> 1. Should we change gnome-netinfo to use the units in the style guide?
> 2. Should we inquire whether these documents should be updated to use SI 
> units?

	The best people to ask about this by far is the docs team. These guys
think long and hard about issues like this.

	FWIW, my personal opinion is that the abbreviations recommended by the
GNOME documentation style guide seem like they would be much more
familiar to your average user and that we should go with them.


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