Re: Tera and lots of other bytes

Subject: Re: Tera and lots of other bytes
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 1996 03:04:34 0800

In <199601040805 -dot- AAA02815 -at- fun -dot- direct -dot- ca>, on 01/04/96 at 08:59 AM,
Simon North <snorth -at- tedopres -dot- nl> said:

>On the subject of 'terrobytes', the new SI multipliers and dividers caught
>me on the hop once too. Maybe the following will help ("**" means "to the
>power of"):

As an aside, a carat (^) is commonly used to denote "to the power of" (or in
general, to denote superscript in a medium that does not directly support
superscripts)... for example:

>kilo k 10**3
10^3

>milli m 10**-3
10^-3



Your friend and mine,
Matt
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