LFS-5.1pre2 space figures (ch6+)

Richard A Downing FBCS richard at 109bean.org.uk
Sun May 9 23:11:01 PDT 2004


Ian Molton wrote:
> On Sun, 09 May 2004 13:29:28 +0200
> Allard Welter <allard at nospam.nl> wrote:
> 
> 
>>I Wasn't aware of these units - thanks for the ref. A definate +1 for SI 
>>units. Folks will encounter them sooner or later, so why not through 
>>LFS, it is a teaching tool after all.
> 
> 
> NONONO. dont. stupid nasty SI dumbass unit rearrangement.
> 

I have a new thought!  We should get the SI to honour an IT worthy by 
renaming the Byte in the same way they honoured Hertz by renaming the 
Cycles per Second (and, boy, did that Hert(z)!) etc.

Now all we need is someone worthy who's name starts with a B.

Babbage?  Beekmans?

R.
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Richard A Downing FBCS CITP
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