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".
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