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If you're talking about modem speeds such as 9600, 14.4, 28.8, 33.6,
and 56k, the correct term is kbit/s; baud is an underlying symbol rate
generally of no concern to the user. For example, 9600 and 14.4 are
both 2400 baud.
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 8:00 AM, Joel<eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> A style guide that I have says that 'baud rate' is redundant because baud
> is a rate (similar to ATM machine). And yet, saying something like, "select
> the appropriate baud" just seems odd to read. Any opinions on keeping or
> dropping "rate"?
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