On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 19:00 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Maybe I'm missing something, but I thought it was fairly common to use
> "k" for 1000, "K" for 1024, etc (mnemonic: upper case for the larger
> multiplier).

Well, that only works for K vs. k: the SI prefix for mega is M (meaning
10^6), not "m". Similarly for "G".

Why it is "impractical" to use the IEC prefixes?


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