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Re: bit or byte?



Sebastian Egner <sebastian.egner@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Nice thing!
>
> It is a controversial thing, but it is also important:
>
>     Why is the smallest addressable unit in a blob an octet and not a bit?

Because they're the most common and useful way of dealing with binary
data in my world.  A bit blob (or a set of bit blob operations on
octet blobs) seem like a good idea, but seems like a subject for a
separate SRFI.

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Cheers =8-} Mike
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