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On Tuesday 09 March 2004 00:15, wrote:
> Jamie Webb escribió:
> >  Not entirely out of our field. Raw hard drive capacity for example is
> always
> > quoted in MiB.
> Not so. Raw hard drive capacity is always quoted in mega = 10^6 or giga =
> 10^9 bytes.
> RAM, on the other hand, is almost always quoted in mibi = 2^20 or gibi =
> 2^30 bytes.

Dammit. I knew the difference, but was getting them the wrong way round. I 
assumed Mi was short for Million. A quick search on google suggests I'm not 
alone, so that'll be fun...

-- Jamie Webb