Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Dave Budd (
Fri, 20 Oct 1995 09:45:16 GMT

In article <> Fred Read <> writes:
>Just to clear things up:

> k = 1000
> K = 1024

Of course this is another example of the execrable educational standards
which prevail nowadays. When I were nobbut a lad, people knew the 2^N
tables by heart up to about 2^20, and used the real figures.

Dave "65536 60bit words was enough for a whole CS degree in those days" Budd

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