On Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 08:18:38PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> However, that is not the end of the story.  Things have moved forward
> since 2006 and there is now firm support for either KB or KiB to be
> 1024-based units.  This blog post explains the current state of prefix
> specification:
> http://pchelp.ricmedia.com/kilobytes-megabytes-gigabytes-terabytes-explained/
> and here is a summary for 1000/1024-based units:
>       Kilobyte (Binary, JEDEC)        KB      1024
>       Kilobyte (Decimal, Metric)      kB      1000
>       Kibibyte (Binary, IEC)          KiB     1024

Oh, also, here is a Wikipedia article that has a nice chart on the top


and a post that explains some of the background:


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