Re: [PATCH] Cleanup of GUC units code

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)krosing(dot)net>
Cc: Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Greg Stark <greg(dot)stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Cleanup of GUC units code
Date: 2008-09-04 00:01:33
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Hannu Krosing escribió:

> I mean, there is no known written standard, which says that Mb is
> megabit, not megabyte or that you can (or can't) write kilo as K, but
> some people just believe that kB is "the Way" and allowing people to
> write kilobytes as KB or kb is evil and should be punished.

Yes there is --- it's the SI.

I don't know about it being "evil" and punishment, but it's wrong.

Alvaro Herrera
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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