Using standardized SI prefixes

Jan Claeys lists at
Mon Jun 18 23:07:26 UTC 2007

Op maandag 18-06-2007 om 11:20 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Phillip
> Network speed is usually measured in bits per second, which uses 1000. 
> Bytes always uses 1024.  The context is keyed on bytes vs bits.

Except that many user apps use binary multiples for both bits and bytes
when they show "download speed".

(But of course your usage of "usually" already tells us that there is no
clear definition.)

Jan Claeys

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