[e2e] evolution of bandwidth as a term

Cannara cannara at attglobal.net
Fri Oct 3 22:16:35 PDT 2003

Well, yes Dennis.  Entities are things that we measure properties of by
assigning abstract concepts like dimensions.  Measurements along those
dimensions are done in units.  You just didn't quite go far enough back to get
to the concrete part -- "things".  :]


Dennis Ferguson wrote:
> cannara at attglobal.net wrote:
> > We're getting there!  Almost got it -- entities and units are different
> > animals, so indeed "Hz" is used precisely for "bandwidth"; and "bps", "Bps",
> "entities and units"?  When I was in school it was "dimensions and units"
> and we did stuff like "dimensional analysis" (now "entity analysis"?) and
> computing "dX-Mozilla-Status: 0009(now "entityless numbers"?).
> Don't you just hate it when people don't use precise scientific
> terminology? :-)

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