Re: GB initialism

Subject: Re: GB initialism
From: Rebecca Phillips <rebecca -at- QRONUS -dot- CO -dot- IL>
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 1996 12:08:09 +-200

>>when you abbreviate megabytes or Gigabytes, do you use MB/GB, or Mb/Gb? Could
>you provide me with a reference?

I can't provide a reference, but I have noted that capital B is used to designate Bytes,
whereas lowercase b designates bits. Most programmers seem to use this terminology.
Thus, Megabytes would be MB, whereas Mb would be megabits (although I've never
heard anybody use that phrase.)


Rebecca M. Phillips
Documentation Manager
Qronus Interactive Ltd.
Automated System Testing
http://www.qronus-int.com
rebecca -at- qronus -dot- co -dot- il


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