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1-27-2009 @ 2:44PM
I understand bits and bytes perfectly well, actually. But if you're going to take things literally and then criticize, you ought to make sure you get it right. A lower-case 'm' is improper because metric-system-style prefixes are case-sensitive.Does a millibit exist? No, and that's precisely why the lower-case "m" is what makes the original post nonsense, not the bit/byte difference. That also happens to be the reason that everyone would read "mb" as "megabyte" because it is the only unit which really makes sense in context.But yes, we all understand now. You're one of the true geniuses in the world who knows that b = bit and B = byte. Good work.
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