[wellylug] [OT] Internet & Citylink

David Antliff 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 :)

-- 
David.




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