spc3r21c.pdf tupo kib != KiB

Robert Snively rsnively at Brocade.COM
Wed Jan 19 16:20:08 PST 2005


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* "Robert Snively" <rsnively at Brocade.COM>
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We disagree:

B is bytes

b is bits

If there is uncertainty, they should be spelled out.

See http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/binary.html

Bob

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> LaVarre
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> * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> * "Pat LaVarre" <plavarre at lexarmedia.com>
> *
> The phrase "one kibibit is 1 Kib is 1 024 bits" appears in 
> spc3r21c.pdf.
> The phrase "one kibibit is 1 KiB is 1 024 bits" was intended, 
> I believe,
> that is upper case B rather than lower case b.
> 
> Do we all agree?  If yes, then does it still help for me to mention
> that?
> 
> Hope so, Pat LaVarre
> http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/binary.html
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