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Roman M or SI prefix M?
With current knowledge of bill clintin, what is the most logical number to associate the letter M with?? Some people say a thousand from Roman numerals; others say a million from SI prefixes. Which is more natural?? 184.108.40.206 22:41, 7 Nov 2004 (UTC)
- I'd say that the most common use today is M = 106 (million) as per the SI prefix, or, in computing, M = 220 = 1,048,576 (mega). The Roman M, in my experience, mostly shows up in production/copyright year notices for movies, and in x-words... --Wernher 16:36, 9 Nov 2004 (UTC)
Meaning for Wikipedians
- No, I think that is too specific, and it should be kept in Wikipedia:Glossary. SCHZMO ✍ 21:36, 26 April 2006 (UTC)
Meanings shifted to disambiguation page?
The Singing Badger "shifted alternate meanings to dab page". This is inconsistent with all other letters (A, B, C, etc.) and makes this page rather short. I rather like having the various meanings of the letter M on the M page, and propose that it be moved back. Discussion? --Erik Demaine 16:19, 26 January 2006 (UTC)
- I think the meanings ought to be on this page, but reworded to be more like an encyclopedia article and less like a PowerPoint presentation. ShutterBugTrekker 22:43, 26 January 2006 (UTC)
- Oh, sorry about that, I never thought to look at the other letters! I will shift everything back. The Singing Badger 00:16, 27 January 2006 (UTC)
pics dont work
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