[tor-relays] Proper bandwidth units [was: Exit nodes on Gandi]

mick mbm at rlogin.net
Mon Nov 25 21:51:41 UTC 2013

On Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:46:02 -0500
grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> allegedly wrote:
> No. This kind of lazy acceptance is exactly why rockets crash,
> and rockets crashing are why one must use proper terms.
> 'gib, kib' are not cased correctly, thus people have no idea what
> you explicitly mean. They might presume your lazy casing means
> 'Gib, KiB' but then your rocket might crash. Reference and
> enforcement is the proper cure.

This argument (Mbit/s versus GiB/month) reminds me of the old saw about
the most useless unit of velocity (furlongs/fortnight instead of m/sec).



 Mick Morgan
 gpg fingerprint: FC23 3338 F664 5E66 876B  72C0 0A1F E60B 5BAD D312


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