[wellylug] [OT] Internet & Citylink
dave.antliff at paradise.net.nz
Mon Feb 28 21:25:20 NZDT 2005
On Mon, 28 Feb 2005, Jamie Dobbs wrote:
> I guess it shows that there are always things to learn, but to me a 'kilo' in
> computer terms will always mean 1024 and I have yet to read anything in
> documentation to suggest otherwise.
Well, it does *typically* mean 1024 if it's followed by 'byte'. Just as a
megabyte is *usually* 1024*1024 bytes. A megabit is almost always
1,000,000 bits however, especially in communications.
> Can we agree to disagree on this one?
If you wish :)
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