RE: data storage terminology

Subject: RE: data storage terminology
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 15:18:55 -0400

I'm less surprised than you are. It might be tricky to convince a layman
(judge or jury) that the manufacturer was *fraudulently* using the
decimal interpretation out of context.

This is as opposed to including "hidden inches" in monitor size, which
easily fell on the narrow side of Hanlon's Razor.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Friday, September 18, 2009 2:42 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: data storage terminology
>
> There's no uncertainty. In the context of data storage, TB means 2^40.
> The people who pretend that it means 10^12 are simply lying.
>
> I'm surprised there hasn't been a class-action lawsuit along
> the lines of the one that forced monitor manufacturers to
> change their ways some years back.
>

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References:
data storage terminology: From: Sam Lightbourne
Re: data storage terminology: From: Peter Neilson
Re: data storage terminology: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: data storage terminology: From: Fred Ridder
Re: data storage terminology: From: Robert Lauriston

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