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 From:  Robert Rich <rrich at gstisecurity dot com>
 To:  Simon SZE-To <simonchs at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: How much does a packet weigh?
 Date:  Sun, 23 Jan 2005 14:54:01 -0500
Sorry to be pedantic, but regardless of kilo, kibi, mega or mebi, a 
lower case 'b' means 'bit' and an uppercase 'B' means byte...where 8 
bits = 1 Byte.

Simon SZE-To wrote:

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