[PATCH v34 04/14] arm64: kdump: reserve memory for crash dump kernel

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Apr 4 00:44:04 PDT 2017

On Tue, 2017-04-04 at 16:35 +0900, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> Because I think that people sometimes use those two interchangeably.
> So I said I would defer to the maintainers.

Sometimes they do, yes. Just as sometimes people use "their",
"they're", and "there" interchangeably.

Rarely in a professional context, though. And even more rarely when
their error has already been pointed out to them.

There are no good reasons to *deliberately* get it wrong.

I've heard it suggested that 'MiB' would confuse people who have never
seen it before. And that it was ugly. Those arguments were fairly
specious when they were first made, and they're even sillier now — more
than 20 years since the binary prefixes were introduced.

The alleged confusion, and the perceived ugliness, are purely due to
unfamiliarity and will pass.

The correctness, and the lack of ambiguity, will not.
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