Re: [midatlanticretro] bits, bytes, and words
- Because in the beginning, a byte -was- 8 bits. Four bits is a
nybble. IOW, it just happened that way.
Or, at least, that's what I think. :)
73 de Ray
(Who sends his regrets regarding the party).
On Dec 11, 2009, at 8:30 PM, Joe Giliberti wrote:
> Why is it that 8 bit words are bytes, but everything else is just
> an (x) bit word?