Billions (was: [Talk] All your base are belong to SCO (ITHO) (was: the gloves come off))

Greg 'groggy' Lehey Greg.Lehey at
Thu Jun 19 14:06:20 EST 2003

On Thursday, 19 June 2003 at 13:17:26 +0930, david.newall at wrote:
> Leon Brooks <leon at> wrote:
>> Sine they're up to $3G now
> That would be $3B; $1G is universally understood as $1,000

Not in this part of the universe.

And a billion can be a billion or an American "light billion" (a
thousand million).  Most European languages equate billion with tera,
not giga, and English is (now) ambivalent.

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