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difference between byte & character streams

 
sushant prabhu
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what is the difference between byte and character streams . what exactly i want to know is what additional things i can do with character streams which i cannot with byte streams.
 
Manfred Leonhardt
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Hi Sushant,
Well for starters a character is 16 bits and a byte is 8 bits. That means you get 2 for 1 or can have twice as much fun!
Regards,
Manfred.
 
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