A letter from the CEO

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.com
Mon Nov 23 13:35:22 UTC 2020


On 11/23/20 09:52, Carsten Bormann wrote:

> I know most people here don’t care (because they don’t have to(*), literally), but there are standards for these things, and there are reasons for the way that they have turned out to be.  If you want to taste a little treatise from engineers who do care (because their job is building things that measure), you can look up https://u.nu/correct-units .

Given that Tbps is still relatively uncommon in many operator networks, 
it's not uncommon to hear people say Megabit and Gigabit with no 
problem, but say Terabyte when referring to Terabit, as well.

That one does get to me, but I'm often boozed up on enough wine to care :-).

Mark.


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