[haiku-commits] Re: r40777 - haiku/trunk/src/apps/processcontroller

  • From: François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 22:17:03 +0100

Le 2 mars 2011 à 17:58, Axel Dörfler a écrit :

> Siarzhuk Zharski <zharik@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:14:02 +0100, Axel Dörfler wrote:
>>> zharik@xxxxxx wrote:
>>>> - In consistency with other applications, following units were
>>>> replaced: MB -> MiB,
>>>> KB -> KiB;
>>> That doesn't really sound like the correct solution; the unit itself
>>> needs to be translated as well.
>> Could you, please, explain your idea?
>> AFAIK, current memory counting in Process Controller is in powers of
>> 2.
>> Corresponding IEC prefixes for such units in English are KiB, MiB
>> etc.
>> And these unit names accordingly proposed for translation.
> I must confess I missed this, but the order of the translation might
> also be variable. In any case, the solution implemented by Philippe is
> what I should have suggested in the first place :-)

As far as I am concerned, KB = 1024B, at least until the US switches to the 
metric system :-D

I propose we use Ka/Ma/Ga prefixes instead for 1000:
Kaka byte
Mama byte
Gaga byte =)


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