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Old 11-19-2007, 03:29 AM
Ron Johnson
 
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On 11/18/07 22:19, hce wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I use scp to transfer a file, it displayed 50 KB/s. Does that mean 50
> Kbit/s or 50 Kbyte/s?

Byte
bit

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Old 11-19-2007, 09:06 PM
Hugo Vanwoerkom
 
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Ron Johnson wrote:

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On 11/18/07 22:19, hce wrote:

Hi,

I use scp to transfer a file, it displayed 50 KB/s. Does that mean 50
Kbit/s or 50 Kbyte/s?


Byte
bit



Hm,hmm... Let's see... Ron? What does that mean?

Hugo


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Old 11-19-2007, 09:21 PM
Andrew Sackville-West
 
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On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 04:06:51PM -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
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>> On 11/18/07 22:19, hce wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I use scp to transfer a file, it displayed 50 KB/s. Does that mean 50
>>> Kbit/s or 50 Kbyte/s?
>>
>> Byte
>> bit
>>
>
> Hm,hmm... Let's see... Ron? What does that mean?

I should butt out of Ron's business, but...

Byte
^
^
^

bit
^
^
^



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Old 11-19-2007, 09:35 PM
Ron Johnson
 
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On 11/19/07 16:06, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
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>>
>> On 11/18/07 22:19, hce wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I use scp to transfer a file, it displayed 50 KB/s. Does that mean 50
>>> Kbit/s or 50 Kbyte/s?
>>
>> Byte
>> bit
>>
>
> Hm,hmm... Let's see... Ron? What does that mean?

B - bytes
b - bits

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Old 11-20-2007, 02:48 PM
Bob Cox
 
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In article <47420FB9.7010404@cox.net>,
Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:

>
> On 11/19/07 16:06, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> On 11/18/07 22:19, hce wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I use scp to transfer a file, it displayed 50 KB/s. Does that mean 50
>>>> Kbit/s or 50 Kbyte/s?
>>>
>>> Byte
>>> bit
>>>
>>
>> Hm,hmm... Let's see... Ron? What does that mean?
>
> B - bytes
> b - bits

And should it not really be kB, rather than KB?

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Old 11-20-2007, 04:14 PM
Ron Johnson
 
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On 11/20/07 09:48, Bob Cox wrote:
> In article <47420FB9.7010404@cox.net>,
> Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
>
>> On 11/19/07 16:06, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
>>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>>> On 11/18/07 22:19, hce wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I use scp to transfer a file, it displayed 50 KB/s. Does that mean 50
>>>>> Kbit/s or 50 Kbyte/s?
>>>> Byte
>>>> bit
>>>>
>>> Hm,hmm... Let's see... Ron? What does that mean?
>> B - bytes
>> b - bits
>
> And should it not really be kB, rather than KB?

In the 28 years I've been around computers, I've never seen it
written that way by anyone who knows what they're doing.

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