[tor-relays] Guard flag?

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 05:34:33 UTC 2016

On 4/7/16, Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> wrote:
> Your above confusion is why nobody should ever write "b" or "B" in this
> day and age.

Re confusion... as said before with reference links to official standards...
These days, formally... "b" bit and "B" byte are well defined context.
"k" is 1000, and "Ki" is 1024, and "K" is nothing at all.
Further, network speeds should not be in binary because that is not the
underlying native decimal accounting of commercial router/switch/isp/etc
network hardware and line speeds which they ultimately are billed
upstream [and bill downstream] by whether represented otherwise or not.
There are also unambiguous locale-free date and time representations.
Use appropriately.

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