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 From:  Simon SZE-To <simonchs at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: How much does a packet weigh?
 Date:  Sun, 23 Jan 2005 23:41:36 +0800
Hi John,

You may inversed them, for the new IEC standard, 1KB = 1000 bit and
1KiB = 1024 bit

Reference: http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/binary.html



> 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.
> 
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