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I tried it, of course, but found an incredible bug. Here's the excerpt (I
swear I haven't changed a letter !) :
> The abbreviated forms of these prefixes (k, M, G for kilo-, mega- and
giga- and m,
> Greek letter mu, n, p, and f for milli- through femto-) are common in
> k, M and G are also common in computing where they stand for powers of two
> often than powers of ten. Thus "MB" stands for megabytes (2^20 bytes). In
> the unit is often dropped so one may talk of "a 40K salary" (40000
dollars) or "2M of
> disk space" (2*2^20 bytes).
> Note that the formal SI metric prefix for 1000 is "k"; some use this
> "K" for multiplication by 1024 (Kb is thus "kilobytes").