about speed unit of console output

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baofeng
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about speed unit of console output

Hi, Martin
I have a winscp command console output of a "synchronize" command:
.... somefile.txt 2835 KB | 3164,3 KB/s | binary | 100%
I check the file size in file properties, it is 2,76 MB (2 904 064 bytes On Disk).
Seems when Windows(TM) marks MB(namely 1000*1000 bytes), it is actually MiB(1024*1024 bytes).
Does that mean 2835 KB in output is 2835 KiB actually?

In that sense, for transfer speed "3164,3 KB/s", does "KB" also stand for KiB(1024 bytes) actually?

Thank you!

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martouf
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until hard drive manufacturers inflated disk size by measuring "MB" in 1000 byte increments, kB meant 2^10 and MB meant 2^10 * 2^10 = 2^20. By rights, then, there should be no "MiB" but instead something like "MdB" or "MtB" to indicate 'decimal' or 'base ten' and leave MB to mean 2^20 as before.

Now go ahead and be nit-picky that 1024 should be "kB" and not KB..

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