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- Subject: Re: Lua short reference part 1 - draft 1 (OT)
- From: Jamie Webb <j@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 11:05:39 +0000
On Tuesday 09 March 2004 00:15, RLake@oxfam.org.pe wrote:
> Jamie Webb escribió:
> > Not entirely out of our field. Raw hard drive capacity for example is
> > quoted in MiB.
> Not so. Raw hard drive capacity is always quoted in mega = 10^6 or giga =
> 10^9 bytes.
> RAM, on the other hand, is almost always quoted in mibi = 2^20 or gibi =
> 2^30 bytes.
Dammit. I knew the difference, but was getting them the wrong way round. I
assumed Mi was short for Million. A quick search on google suggests I'm not
alone, so that'll be fun...
-- Jamie Webb