Re: Draft of Binary module

On 14/03/2013 13:48, Adam Retter wrote:
> Are you saying that octet does not mean octal number? If so, what
> does octet mean? does it in fact mean byte? if so can we just call it
> a byte please.

octet means a number in the 8bit range (not that it is represented in
base 8) whereas byte means a system dependent unit of memory (almost
always now but not originally) 8 bits.


Received on Thursday, 14 March 2013 14:10:55 UTC