[stella] What's magic about a byte?

Subject: [stella] What's magic about a byte?
From: Ruffin Bailey <rufwork@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 19:34:08 -0400
Okay, we all know that every bit is sacred, but, out of curiosity, why 
are there 8 bits in a byte as opposed to 10 or 3?

Just curious.  Thanks.

Ruffin Bailey

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