[thelist] What is a k? What is a gig?

deke web at master.gen.in.us
Mon Jun 4 23:34:38 CDT 2001

On 3 Jun 2001, at 16:33, William Anderson posted a message which said:

> 1 byte = 8 bits

Occasionally, bytes are 6 bits or 9 bits. It all depends on the machine


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