[r6rs-discuss] use of "bytes"
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Nov 22 04:41:46 EST 2006
"Jeff Read" <bitwize at gmail.com> writes:
> All the more reason why "binary" is a much better name for those
> things. Of course once ternary-logic computers become commonplace
> we'll have to address that naming issue too... :)
One reason why "bytes" may be preferable is that they state (not quite
historically precisely, but close enough) what the unit of addressing
these things is.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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