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 14:43:15 EST 2003

On Thursday, 19 June 2003 at 14:28:39 +1000, David Purdue wrote:
> david.newall at wrote:
>> Greg 'groggy' Lehey <Greg.Lehey at> wrote:
>>>> That would be $3B; $1G is universally understood as $1,000
>>> Not in this part of the universe.
>> Rubbish. A G is a Grand is a thousand dollars.  Always was; probably
>> always will be.
> David and Greg - how do you always reduce each issue to the absolute
> silliest thing to fight about?

Practice makes perfect.

> (If $1G is 1 grand, then surely $3B is 3 bucks - which I think would
> be a valid settlement offer from IBM. ;-) )

Too much if you ask me.

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