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Use of word "byte"

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 21:42 +0900
To: www-i18n-comments@w3.org
Cc: ij@w3.org (Ian Jacobs)
Message-Id: <20020528124200.2AB4B152C@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
This is a last call comment from Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org) on
the Character Model for the World Wide Web 1.0
(http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-charmod-20020430/).

Semi-structured version of the comment:

Submitted by: Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)
Submitted on behalf of (maybe empty): 
Comment type: editorial
Chapter/section the comment applies to: 3.1.6 Units of storage
The comment will be visible to: public
Comment title: Use of word "byte"
Comment:
<blockquote>
 Proposal:

 Change "the word bytes is generally considered
 to mean 8-bit bytes" to "the word bytes is
 generally considered to mean 8 bits."
</blockquote>




Structured version of  the comment:

<lc-comment
  visibility="public" status="pending"
  decision="pending" impact="editorial">
  <originator email="ij@w3.org" represents=""
      >Ian Jacobs</originator>
  <charmod-section
      href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-charmod-20020430/#sec-Storage"
    >3.1.6</charmod-section>
  <title>Use of word "byte"</title>
  <description>
    <comment>
      <dated-link date="2002-04-28"
        >Use of word "byte"</dated-link>
      <para><blockquote>
 Proposal:

 Change "the word bytes is generally considered
 to mean 8-bit bytes" to "the word bytes is
 generally considered to mean 8 bits."
</blockquote>

</para>
    </comment>
  </description>
</lc-comment>
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