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A kB by anyother name...
Authored by: WillyT on Apr 13, '03 08:27:11AM

To me a 45 year computer user:

1 kB = 1000 bytes
1 KB = 1024 bytes

1 kb = 1000 bits
1 Kb = 1024 bits

Due to the way serial data is transmitted 50Kb/sec is approx 5kB/sec.
(1.5 start bits + 7 or 8 data bits + 0 or 1 parity bit + 1 or 2 stop bits = somewhere in the neighborhood of 10 or 11 bits)

Of course I learned things in the "wrong order":
English
Latin
Fortran IV
Ladder Logic
Machine Language
Assembler Language
Basic
C
Logo
Forth
Lisp
Boopsi
C++
Objective C

I don't claim to be any good at any of these (I'm just a user who has a dealer and I can do my own fix).

I program in Ladder logic.



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A kB by anyother name...
Authored by: WillyT on Apr 13, '03 08:36:49AM

Oops I'm not that old I can't even count on my fingers. I've been using computers for only 35 years.



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