Summary: Nibble vs nybble

Subject: Summary: Nibble vs nybble
From: Aahz <aahz -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 1994 18:44:06 GMT

In article <aahzCvtsL7 -dot- Mr7 -at- netcom -dot- com>, Aahz <aahz -at- netcom -dot- com> wrote:
>We talk about "bytes" instead of "bites"; should we talk about "nibbles"
>or "nybbles"? If you simply wish to vote, send me private e-mail, and
>I'll post the results in a week or so.

So far, it's been about 4 votes for "nibble", _The New Hacker's
Dictionary_ votes for "nybble", and 2 votes for "4 bits".

I decided to use "4 bits" as the least ambiguous term.
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