[mythtv-users] seagate giving refunds out

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Dec 7 23:20:58 UTC 2007

On Dec 7, 2007, at 3:15 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:

> On Dec 7, 2007, at 1:44 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>  It's like getting caught in a speed trap.
>> When you're driving the speed limit, as posted in MPH--say 60MPH--and
>> the police officer says you're doing 96.56064 because he has his  
>> speed
>> gun set to display in KPH.
> I think that argument goes both ways.  Seagate picked the figures
> that looked best on the box, instead of using the units people are
> used to seeing and assume will be used.
> It's like going past a sign in Canada that says 'SPEED LIMIT 100' at
> 100 mph, then arguing you're not breaking the law because your
> speedometer reads in miles per hour.

That's why the speed limit signs ALWAYS accurately specify the unit of  
measurement. So should anything with an expected capacity. 

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