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 From:  John <naverxp at yahoo dot com dot sg>
 To:  Michael Scheer <listen at autechre dot de>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: How much does a packet weigh?
 Date:  Sun, 23 Jan 2005 22:59:01 +0800
>Thanks, but is that from theory? You know these days there are a lots
>of people who use this terminology:
>
>1 kB  = 10^3 Bytes = 1000 Bytes
>1 kiB = 2^10 Bytes = 1024 Bytes
>  
>

Theres a New Standard in year 2000 that introduces the term, KibiBit.
1Kibibit = 1000Byte

However,
1KiloBit is still 1024Byte

Whether this new standard will be widely used, is still unknown and its 
up to the programmers.