[conspire] output from gparted doesn't explain missing GiBs

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Apr 1 18:26:43 PDT 2010

Quoting Darlene Wallach (freepalestin at dslextreme.com):

> *argh*!!! Nothing like making things confusing! The UK and most other
> countries seem to make more sense to me.

That's why I'll often say "thousand million" rather than billion.
The Yanks merely think I'm being a little eccentric but correctly
understand what I mean.  For everyone else, the terminology's dead-on.

For 10^12 and up, I just fall back on exponential notation or metric

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