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@Hokasch: GPT Patch exists in the svn repo for grub-legacy package but it is not used in the PKGBUILD. [[User:the.ridikulus.rat|Keshav P R]] 20:25, 10 Aug 2010 (IST)
 
@Hokasch: GPT Patch exists in the svn repo for grub-legacy package but it is not used in the PKGBUILD. [[User:the.ridikulus.rat|Keshav P R]] 20:25, 10 Aug 2010 (IST)
 
: grub-legacy patch is dropped upstream. grub-legacy is dropped in Arch. Close. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 11:59, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
 
: grub-legacy patch is dropped upstream. grub-legacy is dropped in Arch. Close. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 11:59, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
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== KiB to KB, explanation? ==
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[[User:Polyzen|Polyzen]] just made these unexplained edits, replacing all occurences of KiB, MiB and GiB with KB, MB and GB:
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*https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=GUID_Partition_Table&curid=9539&diff=256407&oldid=255304
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*https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=GUID_Partition_Table&curid=9539&diff=256412&oldid=256407
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*https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=GUID_Partition_Table&curid=9539&diff=256413&oldid=256412
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Is there a reason for this? [[Wikipedia:KiB]] clearly explains that KiB is an international standard. Using KB instead of KiB leads to ambiguity. This can be problematic, especially concerning partitioning (=this article). I propose undoing these edits unless Polyzen has a good reason for them.
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--[[User:Lonaowna|Lonaowna]] ([[User talk:Lonaowna|talk]]) 08:52, 9 May 2013 (UTC)

Revision as of 08:52, 9 May 2013

grub-legacy patch

@Hokasch: GPT Patch exists in the svn repo for grub-legacy package but it is not used in the PKGBUILD. Keshav P R 20:25, 10 Aug 2010 (IST)

grub-legacy patch is dropped upstream. grub-legacy is dropped in Arch. Close. -- Fengchao (talk) 11:59, 25 February 2013 (UTC)

KiB to KB, explanation?

Polyzen just made these unexplained edits, replacing all occurences of KiB, MiB and GiB with KB, MB and GB:

Is there a reason for this? Wikipedia:KiB clearly explains that KiB is an international standard. Using KB instead of KiB leads to ambiguity. This can be problematic, especially concerning partitioning (=this article). I propose undoing these edits unless Polyzen has a good reason for them.

--Lonaowna (talk) 08:52, 9 May 2013 (UTC)