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Re: OT: to byte or not to byte... (was Re: OT: Rant about degres Celsius (was: introduction)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 5, 2001, 2:49
David Starner scripsit:

> Bytes were usually > between 6 and 9 bits, but some machines had variable size bytes, 1-36 > bits. I would assume that a 9-bit byte would not be a octet or octeto?
No, which is why Standardese uses "octet". -- John Cowan Please leave your values | Check your assumptions. In fact, at the front desk. | check your assumptions at the door. --sign in Paris hotel | --Miles Vorkosigan