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Re: [SLUG] ADSL modem recommendations (with bridging)


I call shenanigans!

On Thu, 2008-03-06 at 16:22 +1100, Matthew Hannigan wrote:
> Don't stop there!
> 
> You probably mean bits not b(ytes) and mebi not mega,
> so it's
>     108 Mibit/s

1) It's mibi not mebi.
2) The same standard that defines mibi- as a prefix (IEEE 1541 [1])
specifies that b is the symbol for bits, and B should be used for bytes.
In practical use, though, I tend to see either bits or B.

-- 
Pete, who measures his traffic in gross nybbles to reduce confusion.

[1] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_1541