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Now we have two different measurement systems in the same OS  RAM is measured in base2 go check, I'll wait and hard drive space in base10.
Snow Leopard Reports Hard Drive Capacity Correctly (In Base 10)  Lifehacker Australia

All file sizes are measures in base2 based numbers.
Snow Leopard Reports Hard Drive Capacity Correctly (In Base 10)  Lifehacker Australia

I agree that Apple decided to "cave" into the HD manufacturers' obstinance on not going base2 for units of byte measurements for the sake of consistency, but that does not make Apple accurate in the capacity reporting of HDs with Snow Leopard.
Snow Leopard Reports Hard Drive Capacity Correctly (In Base 10)  Lifehacker Australia

For example, " log base2 (x) 1.0" instead of "more likely than not" as Dembski does in his definition of Specified Complexity.

Data has always been measured in base2; All apple is doing is causing confusion and buying into HDD manufacturers' marketing gimmicks.
Snow Leopard Reports Hard Drive Capacity Correctly (In Base 10)  Lifehacker Australia

You will still have to denote it mebi or kibi to get a base2 equivalent.
Snow Leopard Reports Hard Drive Capacity Correctly (In Base 10)  Lifehacker Australia

This ridiculous "standard" that you speak of has never been accepted into the mainstream for using the new prefixes to denote base2 multiples because people recognize the "standard" as retarded on face value.
Snow Leopard Reports Hard Drive Capacity Correctly (In Base 10)  Lifehacker Australia

In reality, the mega and giga prefixes are part of the metric system and by definition identify base10 multiples – not the nearequivalent 1024 that fits base2.
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The results of the second version of the program are hardly surprising; both .1 and .3 are indeterminate in base2 representation such that when added together they exactly produce the .4 indeterminate sequence.

In this particular example .4 in base10 is .0110011011… in base2 and is in fact indeterminate.
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