[H-GEN] Bigpond Advance (cable)
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Sat Apr 1 17:20:36 EST 2000
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> > Freedom is 400 kilobits; business was 500 Kilobytes.
> > All the values I gave above were in kilobytes. I should be
> > consistent in
> > my abbreviations.
> > --
> > bje
> Is that a binary Kilo (1024) or a decimal one (1000)? ;-) With charging,
> Telstra tend to take kilo to mean 1000.
If I were to take a guess, downloads are calculated (correctly) in 1024-byte
"K", but billing is worked out on 1000-byte "K". This would, of course,
have nothing to do with the fact that they would make more money doing it
this way. :-)
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