Large files under ubuntu do not appear to work
Chan Chung Hang Christopher
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Sat Mar 28 11:26:31 UTC 2009
Nils Kassube wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>> Please do point out where it says megabit = 1000x1000 bits and not
>> 1024 x 1024 bits.
> From <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitrate#Prefixes>:
> | When describing bitrates, binary prefixes have almost never been used
> | and SI prefixes are almost always used with the standard, decimal
> | meanings, not the old computer-oriented binary meanings. Binary usage
> | may occasionally be seen when the unit is the byte/s, and is not
> | typical for telecommunication links. Sometimes it is necessary to seek
> | clarification of the units used in a particular context.
So much for standards.
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