I've been reading a lot of man pages lately. Usually they're pretty dry and matter-of-fact. Then there's this, from the resize2fs man page:
"Note: when kilobytes is used above, I mean real, power-of-2 kilobytes, (i.e., 1024 bytes), which some politically correct folks insist should be the stupid-sounding "kibibytes". The same holds true for megabytes, also sometimes known as "mebibytes", or gigabytes, as the amazingly silly "gibibytes". Makes you want to gibber, doesn't it?"
Metalearning on the #linux command line:
Linux. Emacs. Command line. Old hardware. Classic scifi.
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