> 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 =) Good news is that by the time US switch to metric system, the whole Haiku will use the localized string_for_size() function, so moving to a Ka/Ma/Ga will be then easy. We're getting future proof ;-) More seriously, string_for_size() could be enhanced to allow passing min and max unit. Sometimes, like in ProcessController, one wants to show all size using the same (range of) units (here K[i]B). I didn't find the time to do that yet. Bye, Philippe.