Ubuntu Policy: prefixes for multiples of units

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Wed Sep 24 18:20:29 UTC 2008


Olá Scott e a todos.

On Wednesday 24 September 2008 18:26:12 Scott James Remnant wrote:
> When displaying large values of units such as bytes, it is common
> practice to round those units up to a larger multiple.
> Scott

You mean like https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procinfo/+bug/268505

> $ cat /proc/meminfo
> MemTotal: 4055244 kB
>
> It reports that I have 3.9GBs of RAM instead of 4GBs.
> I guess its related to the use 1024 or 1000 units (base 2 or base 10)

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