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Alex Shinn <foof@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > I've given it a lot of thought and have decided to stick to *-byte in > the names as there is simply no advantage in changing to octet. In > this day and age "byte" is universally accepted as being 8 bits and > any argument that it could be misinterpreted is simply not > realistic. What do you mean my "universally accepted", given that you have seen it not accepted on this very list? Thomas